UL Warns of Outdoor Lighted Sculptures with Unauthorized UL Marks for Canada


<p>NORTHBROOK, Ill., <span class="xn-chron">Dec. 17, 2010</span> /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers and retailers that outdoor lighted sculptures sold in <span class="xn-location">Canada</span> and that were manufactured by Nixan International Ltd. were labeled by the manufacturer with unauthorized UL Marks for use in <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>.  This notice does not include products sold in the <span class="xn-location">United States</span>. These sculptures have not been evaluated by UL to Canadian safety requirements and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark.  It is unknown if this product complies with Canadian safety requirements.</p>
<p>Name of Product: : Lighted Buck, model 910124; Lighted Doe, model 910124; Lighted Sleighs, model 910125; Lighted Horse, model 910126; and Lighted Lamp Post, model 910186.  In addition this notice applies to all products provided with the label described below regardless of the configuration or model number on the product.</p>

    Number of Units: Unknown

    Manufacturer: Nixan International Ltd, Hong Kong

    Date of Manufacture: Unknown


    On the Product Packaging: The packaging displays a C-UL Mark.

<p>Photo of the Lighted Horse: photos available at <a href="http://www.ul.com/global/eng/pages/corporate/newsroom/publicnotices/">http://www.ul.com/global/eng/pages/corporate/newsroom/publicnotices/</a></p>

    What you should do: The items should be returned to the place of purchase.

<p>Known to be sold at: Costco Wholesale <span class="xn-location">Canada</span> which initiated a voluntary recall on <span class="xn-chron">October 29, 2010</span>.</p>

    About Underwriters Laboratories
<p>UL is an independent product safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing Standards for Safety for more than a century. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types of products, components, materials and systems for more than 66,000 manufacturers annually. In total, there are more than 20 billion UL Marks appearing on products worldwide each year. UL's global family of companies and network of service providers includes 68 laboratory, testing and certification facilities serving customers in 102 countries. For more information, visit: <a href="http://www.ul.com/newsroom">www.ul.com/newsroom</a></p>


For further information: 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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