Tuesday, August 11, 2009

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Compact Fluorescent Lamps

/PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers and retailers that the compact fluorescent lamp (CFL), identified below, may pose a shock and fire hazard. This product does not comply with UL's safety requirements and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

Name of Product: Bright Effects Compact Fluorescent Lamp

Units: Unknown quantity

Manufacturer: Zhejiang Yankon Group Co, Ltd., Zhejiang, China

Date of Manufacture: Units manufactured on and prior to July 2007

Hazard: The lamp may overheat and melt the enclosure, exposing live parts and creating a shock and fire hazard

Identification: On the Product:

c (UL) us
E137657
Self-ballasted Lamp
5K53

13W 120V 60Hz 190mA
CF13EL/MINISPIRAL Y728-1

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