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UL Warns of Counterfeit Motor Capacitor

October 21, 2008

NOTE: This information is from a previously printed press release, newsletter, or other dated document. It is presented here for archival purposes only.

NORTHBROOK, Ill., October 21, 2008 -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying manufacturers that motor capacitors marked "SHENGF" bear a counterfeit UL Recognition Mark for the United States and Canada.

Please note this counterfeit product is similar to a motor capacitor authorized to bear the UL Recognition Mark. The authorized motor capacitor is marked "SHENGE".

Name of Product: Motor Capacitor, CBB61 & CBB60 Series

Number of Units: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown, but may be marked with a manufacturing code of 2005.6 or 2005.3.

Manufacturer: Unknown

Identification of Counterfeit Capacitor: On the Product: The capacitors with an unauthorized UL Recognition Mark have the following information:

Identification of Counterfeit Capacitor

Identification of Capacitor with Authorized UL Mark: On the Product: Capacitors authorized to use the UL Recognition Mark have the following information:

Identification of Capacitor with Authorized UL Mark

Manufacturer Contact for authorized product: Shanghai Shenge Magnetic & Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd. Contact: Edward Chang by phone at +86 (021) 5955 2375, ext 816, or by Email at [email protected].

What You Should Do: UL recommends manufacturers stop purchasing and stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.

Unauthorized Product photo.Authorized product