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July 24th, 2017
BULLETIN: Decorative Lighting Strings

Decorative lighting strings including holiday, seasonal or Christmas lights can carry potential safety risks when subjected to unforeseen consumer misuse or when they are not manufactured in accordance with UL’s safety requirements. The familiar UL Listing Mark on a product means that UL engineers have evaluated and tested representative samples of the product for risk… read more

September 4th, 2014
UL Standards Set Criteria for Holiday Lighting

While holiday lights and decorations can brighten the season, they can also put a damper on festivities if the products contain defect that could create a substantial hazard or an unreasonable risk of serious injury or death. On 14 July, 2014 the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued an open Safety Compliance Letter notifying… read more

August 7th, 2014
CPSC Issues Safety Compliance Letter for Holiday Lighting and Decorative Outfits

Details The Deputy Director of the Office of Compliance and Field Operations for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has placed manufacturers, importers, and retailers of holiday lights and decorative outfits on direct notice that products placed for sale on the United States market comply with the currently applicable voluntary safety standard, UL 588… read more