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UL Warns of Counterfeit Fire Sprinklers (Release No. 15PN-21)

September 15, 2015

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 15, 2015 — The following is a notification from UL that the fire sprinklers identified below bear counterfeit UL Certification Marks for the United States and Canada. The fire sprinklers have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety. It is unknown if the fire sprinklers comply with any safety requirements.

Although the fire sprinklers bear “TYCO” on the wrench boss and the thermo bulbs are marked "JOB F5", the fire sprinklers were not manufactured by or for Tyco and the thermo bulbs were not manufactured or labeled by Job, GmbH., affiliates or agents.

Name of Product:      Upright T-ZSTZ-15

   Upright TY3151

   Pendent TY3251

Identification: On the product: The upright T-ZSTZ-15 fire sprinkler bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:

counterfeit UL markT-ZSTZ-15-68°C

2014

Photographs of the product:

 counterfeit UL markcounterfeit UL mark

Identification: On the product: The upright TY3151 fire sprinkler bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:

counterfeit UL mark155°F / 68°C

TY3151

Photographs of the product:

 counterfeit UL markcounterfeit UL mark

Identification: On the product: The pendent TY3251 fire sprinkler bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:

counterfeit UL mark155°F 68°C

TY3251

 

Photographs of the product:

 counterfeit UL markcounterfeit UL mark

Location: The counterfeit fire sprinklers have been found in Vietnam. UL has not received reports of these counterfeit sprinklers in other locations.

Sold at: Unknown

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