SOURCE: Underwriters Laboratories

March 02, 2007 11:00 ET

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Portable Incandescent Floor Lamps

NORTHBROOK, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 2, 2007 -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers that portable incandescent floor lamps manufactured by Shangyu Dong Electrical Appliance Decoration Lamp Company have not been evaluated by UL and bear an unauthorized UL Mark for the United States.

Name of Product: 5-Light Floor Lamp

Number of Units: Unknown

Manufacturer: Shangyu Dong Electrical Appliance Decoration Lamp Company in Zhejiang, China

Date of Manufacture: April of 2004 to present

Hazard: This product may overheat, posing a fire and shock hazard.


On the product

The product has a holographic label marked with an unauthorized UL Mark with the following information:

                               Model GX6409
What you should do: UL recommends that users stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.

Consumer Contact:

Shangyu Dongshum Electrical Appliance
Decoration Lamp Company
Shangyu Economic Area, 273 Mid Yuexiu Road
Shangyu, Zhejiang  312300, China
Telephone: 86-575-2128708


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