SOURCE: Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

November 14, 2005 12:59 ET

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Commercial Refrigerator

NORTHBROOK, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 14, 2005 -- Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is notifying retailers that Caravell A/S, Commercial Refrigerators, Models CIF45 and CIC65 contain exposed live parts during lamp replacement, which may pose a shock hazard.

Name of Product: Caravell Impulse Display Chiller Cabinet, models CIF45 and CIC65

Units: Unknown Quantity

Manufacturer: Frigor A/S

Date of Manufacture: These products have been manufactured since 1991.

Hazard: An unknown number of units were constructed without the required fluorescent lampholders. In these units, wires with exposed terminations are used to connect to the fluorescent lamp pins. There is a risk of electric shock if the user contacts the exposed live parts on the lamps during lamp replacement.

Identification:

On the product: Units have a nameplate marked with the affected model identification.

Consumer Contact: Frigor A/S, Holstebrovej 101, DK-8800 Viborg, Denmark. Contact via e-mail via post@frigor.dk. Or go to the Website at http://www.frigor.dk. Contact by phone at 011 45 8662 6400.

What you should do: UL recommends that users contact the manufacturer before replacing the lamp.

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