UL Warns of Unauthorized UL Mark on Light Dimmers

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    PUBLIC NOTICE




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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 21, 2011 /CNW/ -- UL is notifying consumers and retailers that Apollo light dimmers, manufactured for Neptun Light, Inc., bear an unauthorized UL Mark for the United States and Canada. The dimmers have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standard for Safety and it is unknown if these dimmers comply with UL safety requirements for the US and Canada.

Name of Product: Neptun "Apollo" Dimmer Models 80005 & 80005-3P

Number of Units: 1,362 (Model 80005) and 876 (Model 80005-3P)

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    Manufacturer:      Neptun Light, Inc.
                       960 North Shore Drive
                       Lake Bluff, IL 60044
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    Dates of
     Manufacture:      March 2010
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Identification: On the product:

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    A label attached to the dimmer is marked with the model "80005"
     or "80005-3P" and the following:
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                       NEPTUN - APOLLO
                       Dimmer 120 V - 60 Hz
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                       Designed for:
                        Dimmable Compact Fluorescent -12 Amp Max. Load
                        Current
                       Dimmable LED - 12 Amp Max. Load Current
                       Incandescent or Halogen - 600 W Max. Load Power
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                       Engineered in USA
                       Assembled in China

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Sold at: This product is known to be sold at Menards and may have been sold by other retailers.

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    About UL
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UL is a premier global safety science company with more than 100 years of proven history. Employing more than 6800 professionals in over 96 countries, UL is evolving the future of safety with five distinct business units - Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Verification and University-to meet the expanding needs of customers and the global public. Additional information about UL can be found at UL.com or Safetyathome.com.

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SOURCE UL

For further information: Joe Hirschmugl, Media Relations Manager, Underwriters Laboratories, +1-847-664-1508, Joseph.F.Hirschmugl@us.ul.com Web Site: http://www.ul.com


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