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UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Fire Sprinkler (Release 17PN-08)

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May 31, 2017

Northbrook, Ill, May 31, 2017 – The following is a notification from UL that the Fire Sprinkler identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States. The Fire Sprinkler has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standard for Safety and it is unknown if it complies with any safety requirements.

Although the fire sprinkler wrench boss is marked "GLOBE" the fire sprinkler was not manufactured by Globe Fire Sprinkler Corporation.

Name of Product:

On the product:
The Fire Sprinklers bear a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:
T-ZSTX15-68°C  counterfeit UL mark


Photographs of the Product:
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The fire sprinklers have been found in the Philippines. UL has not received reports of these counterfeit sprinklers in other locations.

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