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.
Identification of Counterfeit Capacitor: On the Product: The capacitors with an unauthorized UL Recognition Mark have the following information:
Identification of Capacitor with Authorized UL Mark: On the Product: Capacitors authorized to use the UL Recognition Mark have the following information:
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.