UL Warns of Lampholder with Unauthorized UL Mark



NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 26, 2011 /CNW/ -- UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is notifying manufacturers, distributors, retailers and consumers that the lampholder identified below bears an unauthorized UL Mark for the United States and Canada. This lampholder has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standard for Safety for the United States and Canada, and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark. It is unknown if this lampholder complies with United States or Canadian safety requirements.


    Name of Product: Candelabra Base Lampholder, model E12-205

    Number of Units: Unknown

    Manufacturer: Unknown

    Date of Manufacture: Unknown


Identification on the product: The unauthorized UL Mark could be found on the lampholder body. The top of lampholder is marked with one of the following:

    E12-205              E205109
    75W 125V             RUI CHENG


    E12-205 CULUS  E12-205 75W 125V JIA ZHAN

    Photos of the product:

    (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110426/NY89922-a )
    (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110426/NY89922-b )


What Should You Do: Manufacturers of UL certified products that have used these devices are being asked to contact UL at: http://www.ul.com/global/eng/pages/offerings/perspectives/consumer/fieldreport


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SOURCE Underwriters Laboratories

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

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