UL Warns of Counterfeit LED Light Displays



    NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 29 /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is
notifying consumers and retailers that LED light displays sold by Brite Ideas
have not been evaluated for safety by UL. They bear holographic UL Marks for
the United States that are not authorized for use on products marketed by
Brite Ideas.

    
    Name of Product:  Brite Ideas LED Light Displays
    

    
    Units: Unknown
    

    
    Manufacturer: Unknown
    

    
    Date of Manufacture: Unknown
    Identification:
    
    On the product: The LED light string bears an unauthorized UL holographic
label with the following information:

    
                             DECORATIVE LIGHTING
                                    STRING
                           [code] ISSUE NO. [code]
                                   E215073
                          FOR INDOOR AND OUTDOOR USE
    
    Sold at: The products are known to be sold online by Brite Ideas on the
website http://www.sayitwithlights.com.


    Images: Please use the following link:
http://www.ul.com/newsroom/newsrel/nr092908.html
    What You Should Do: UL recommends that consumers stop using the products
immediately and return it the place of purchase.
    Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is an independent product safety
certification organization that has been testing products and writing
Standards for Safety for over a century. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types
of products, components, materials and systems annually with 21 billion UL
Marks appearing on 71,000 manufacturers' products each year. UL's worldwide
family of companies and network of service providers includes 63 laboratory,
testing and certification facilities serving customers in 99 countries. For
more information, visit: http://www.UL.com/newsroom.

    
     MEDIA CONTACT:
     Joe Hirschmugl
     Global Media Relations Manager
     Underwriters Laboratories
     Phone: +1 847 664-1508
     E-mail: Joseph.F.Hirschmugl@us.ul.com

    




For further information:

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

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