ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#148555 - 01/27/06 06:20 PM UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Decorative Lighting Strings
Admin Offline

Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 3417
Loc: NY, USA
UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Decorative Lighting Strings
NORTHBROOK, Ill., - January 23, 2006 - Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is notifying consumers and retailers that the two sets of decorative lighting strings identified below may pose a shock or fire hazard.

Name of product: Decorative Lighting Strings

Model Number // Company Name

ZG1002 // Zhejiang Zhuguang Electric Group Linhai Festival Lanterns Corporation

CGD-100/2F // Cheung Hing Decorative Lights Company. Ltd.

Units: Unknown quantity

Manufacturer: Zhejiang Zhuguang Electric Group, Linhai Festival Lanterns Corp., Donggeheng Town, Xiajie Village, Linhai, Zhejiang 317005 China;
Cheung Hing Decorative Lights Co. Ltd., Room 1212, 12th Floor, Blk. B, Hunghom Commercial Centre, 37 Ma Tau Wai Rd. Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Hazard: These products have features that do not comply with UL's applicable safety standard which may result in overheating or exposure of live parts. This poses a risk of electric shock and fire hazard to users of the products.

Date of manufacture: Unknown

Identification: Two marking tags are attached to the decorative lighting strings near the plug. One tag is holographic and includes the UL Mark. The other tag is white and includes a CAUTION marking, the model number, UL file number and electrical ratings. The model numbers and UL file numbers are:

Model Number // Company Name

ZG1002 // E167352

CGD-100/2F // E216945

What you should do: UL recommends that users stop using the products immediately and return them to the place of purchase.
UL Notice:

[This message has been edited by Webmaster (edited 01-27-2006).]
Arc Flash PPE Clothing, LOTO & Insulated Tools

Member Spotlight
Member Since: 02/23/13
Posts: 204
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

Shout Box

Who's Online
0 registered (), 47 Guests and 10 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question
Top Posters (30 Days)
Admin 47
HotLine1 43
gfretwell 19
Ruben Rocha 12
Trumpy 9
Newest Members
Freecrowder, clee512, Jdscott2005, FAIZAN, Regitest2

ECN Electrical Forums - sponsored by Electrical Contractor Network - Electrical and Code Related Discussion for Electrical Contractors, Electricians, Inspectors, Instructors, Engineers and other related Professionals