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- Re: CFL Burns Home Down
August 23, 2008, 10:05 pm
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It would be covered in the USA by UL standards.
If cheapskate importers choose to sell unapproved CFLs then THEY should pay the
bill. And be prosecuted and if necessary placed in insolvency and completely
OTOF the twit who buys a CFL without a valid safety mark can expect what he
Increasingly. and especially in the EU, IEC standards for electrical safety
should make such problems extinct.
Re: CFL Burns Home Down
** Shame how they are NOT COMPULSORY even in the USA !!!!
** As usual - Stevenson has not the faintest idea what he is crapping on
No compulsory labelling, warnings or fire safety standards for CFLs exist.
They are sold like any other electronic product - with EMC approval, basic
electrical safety and little else.