SOURCE: Underwriters Laboratories

March 17, 2006 10:00 ET

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Soldering Iron

NORTHBROOK, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 17, 2006 -- Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is notifying consumers that a soldering iron manufactured by Shuang Shi Enterprise Co. Ltd. may pose a shock or fire hazard.

Name of Product: Soldering iron, model CL-3

Quantity: 2000 units

Manufacturer: Shuang Shi Enterprise Co. Ltd.

Date of Manufacture: November 2004

Hazard: The securement of the power supply cord connections does not comply with UL's applicable safety requirements. This poses a risk of electric shock and fire hazard to users.

Identification: Marked with "6G98," "MODEL CL-3," "E190243" and the UL Listing Mark for the United States and Canada.

A picture of this product is at: www.ul.com/media/newsrel/nr031706.html.

What You Should Do: UL recommends that users stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.

Consumer Contact: Shuang Shi Enterprise Co. Ltd. Mailing address: 28, Sheng Wong Chi Hsia, Li Yu Tang Tsun, San Yi Hsiang, Miao-Li Hsien 367, Taiwan

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