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UL warns of potentially hazardous decorative lighting strings – 12PN-40

October 16, 2012 | By Anthony Capkun

October 16, 2012 – UL is notifying consumers, retailers and distributors that the decorative lighting string, identified below, may pose a fire and shock hazard. The product does not comply with UL’s safety requirements (for the United States) and is not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

Name of Product: Flicker Lights

Hazard: The product may overheat posing a risk of fire and/or electric shock.

Identification: The product bears an unauthorized UL Mark, and the following labels on the product:


Model KW5PN-10-A
120 V, 60 Hz, 0.0.083A, 10W, 0111 Made in China

Decorative Lighting String
T-1,432 Issue No. T-1,432

Indoor and Outdoor
10 Lights Per Strand
Flickers Like Real Burning Candles
If One Or More Goes Out, Others Stay Lit

9 ft. Lighted Length/10 ft Total Length
Amscan, Inc.
Elmsford, NY

Photos courtesy UL

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