UL Warns of Lighted Christmas Holiday Decorations With Unauthorized UL Marks for Canada



NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 5, 2011 /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers and retailers that the holiday decorations manufactured by Nixan International Ltd. bear unauthorized UL Marks for Canada. Identified below, these lighted decorations are marked for indoor and outdoor use, have not been evaluated by UL to Canadian safety requirements, and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark. It is unknown if these products comply with Canadian safety requirements.



Name of Products: Bobble Head Snowman, Item # MCX20-045001 Bobble Head Santa, Item # MCX20-045002


    Number of Units: Unknown

    Manufacturer: Nixan International Ltd., Hong Kong

    Date of Manufacture:  Unknown


On the product: Attached to the power supply cord is a holographic label, which contains the c-UL Mark and the following information:



    c-UL LISTED                        DECORATIVE OUTFIT
                                       Issue No. 64,503
                                  FOR INDOOR AND OUTDOOR USE


The power supply cord has a tag with the model number NXHC45L36-BH or NXHC45L36-BS.

On the Product Packaging: The Bobble Head Snowman packaging displays a c-UL Mark and item # MCX20-045001. The Bobble Head Santa packaging displays a c-UL Mark and, Item # MCX20-045002.


    Photo of the Bobble Head Snowman:
    (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110505/NY94750-a )

    Photo of the Bobble Head Santa:
    (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110505/NY94750-b )

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SOURCE Underwriters Laboratories

For further information: Joe Hirschmugl, 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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