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UL Issues Polaroid LCD Television Warning

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) announced that it is notifying consumers and retailers that it received a report of fire associated with a Polaroid LCD television (model TDA-03211C) manufactured by the Proview Electronics Company.

According to the statement, the television bears an unauthorized UL Listing Mark for the United States and Canada.

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Unedited press release follows:

UL Warns of LCD Television With Unauthorized UL Marks

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 15 — Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers and retailers that they received a report of fire associated with a Polaroid LCD television manufactured by the Proview Electronics Company. The television bears an unauthorized UL Listing Mark for the United States and Canada. This television has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate standards for safety for the United States and Canada and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark. It is unknown if the television complies with the United States or Canadian safety requirements.

Name of Product: Polaroid, Model TDA-03211C

Number of Units: Unknown

Manufacturer: Polaroid, manufactured by Proview Electronics Co., Ltd

Date of Manufacture: 2007 through August 2010

Identification: The television is marked “Polaroid” on the front and has a marking label on the back panel that includes the Model Number TDA 03211C, the unauthorized UL Listing Mark and the date of manufacture.

Sold At: Various locations.

What you should do: Contact Proview Electronics at:
Proview Electronics Co Ltd
1 PAU SHENG ROAD
6TH FLOOR
Yung-Ho, Taipei Taiwan

The marking label:
(UL)
LISTED
Audio/Video Apparatus
E233207

About Underwriters Laboratories
UL is an independent product safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing Standards for Safety for more than a century. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types of products, components, materials and systems from more than 66,000 manufacturers each year. In total, there are more than 20 billion UL Marks appearing on products worldwide. UL’s global family of companies and network of service providers includes 68 laboratory, testing and certification facilities serving customers in 102 countries.

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