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#148441 - 03/14/05 03:44 PM UL warns of potentially hazardous current tap
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Underwriters Laboratories Inc. is notifying consumers that current taps manufactured for Ningbo Yaling Electrical Appliance Co., Ltd., may pose a risk of fire or electric shock.

Name of Product: Model YLCT-7

Units: Approximately 58,800

Manufacturer: Ningbo Yaling Electrical Appliance Co., Ltd., Zhangqi Town, Cixi City, Zhejiang Province, China

Hazard: The product was improperly assembled and may have an internal short circuit, resulting in a risk of fire or electric shock.

Identification:

On the product: The product is white and the side opposite the receptacles is provided with a molded marking "Model No.:YLCT-7," "Rating:15A 125VAC." A holographic UL label is attached to the unit. The label contains the cULus Listing Mark, the words "Current Tap" and the UL control number "71VJ."

On the packaging: The front of the packaging is marked "6 Outlet Wall Tap." The back of the packaging is marked "Made in China."

To view photo of the product, visit http://www.ul.com/media/newsrel/nr031405.html
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