SOURCE: Underwriters Laboratories

February 29, 2008 11:00 ET

Underwriters Laboratories Warns of Potentially Hazardous Holiday Decorative Outfits

NORTHBROOK, IL--(Marketwire - February 29, 2008) - Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers and retailers that lighted decorative outfits manufactured by Jian Lian Lighting Company do not comply with UL's safety requirements and may pose a risk of shock or fire.

Units: Unknown quantity

Name of Product: Model G22-6298

Date of Manufacture: December 2006 to present

Manufacturer: Jian Lian Lighting Co. Ltd.

Hazard: These products may overheat, creating a potential risk of electric shock and fire to users.

Identification:

On the product:

The cord has a white tag with the following information:

Model G22-6298 (0.17A)
E252974
Made in China

The cord also has a UL holographic label consisting of the UL Mark and the following information:

Decorative Outfit
Issue No. 40,088

On the packaging:

The packaging displays the UL Mark and provides the following information:

Sylvania
Frosty Dangler
Lighted Hanging Silhouette

Please click the following link to view photos of the product. http://www.ul.com/newsroom/newsrel/nr022908.html

What you should do: UL recommends consumers stop using the product immediately and return the decorative outfit to the place of purchase.

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is an independent product safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing Standards for Safety for over a century. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types of products, components, materials and systems annually with 21 billion UL Marks appearing on 71,000 manufacturers' products each year. UL's worldwide family of companies and network of service providers includes 62 laboratory, testing and certification facilities serving customers in 99 countries. For more information, visit www.UL.com/newsroom.

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