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TO: DDS Regional Directors, STS Director, CTH Coordinators, Private Providers, CO Quality Management Personnel
FROM: Daniel A. Micari, Director, Quality Management Services
DATE: November 19, 2008
RE: PRODUCT ADVISORY: Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Warns of Potentially Hazardous Oil-Filled Space Heaters
Product Advisory
This Product Advisory issued May 28, 2008, by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying consumers and retailers that oil-filled space heaters manufactured by the China Singfun Electric Group Co., Ltd. may pose a risk of fire.  These heaters do not comply with UL requirements and are not eligible to bear the UL Mark.

Hazard: The heaters may be filled with oil that has been found to be unsuitable for use in space heaters. The oil has a low flash point, which may pose a risk of fire.
Name of Product: Maxi-Heat Oil-Filled Space Heater, model 70001
Units: Unknown quantity
Manufacturer: China Singfun Electric Group Co., Ltd.
Date of Manufacture: August 2001 to present.
Product Identification: The space heater has a label with an unauthorized UL Mark for the United States and Canada and the following information:
LISTED
E218087
MADE IN CHINA
MAXI-HEAT
OIL FILLED HEATER
RADIATEUR A BAIN B'HUILE
MODEL/MODELE 70001
What You Should Do: UL recommends that users stop using these space heaters immediately and return them to the place of purchase.
For the complete notice, including product photos, see http://www.ul.com/newsroom/newsrel/nr052808a.html

Please ensure those responsible are aware of this Product Advisory.