September 30, 2020
NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 30, 2020— The following is a notification from UL that the pressure restricting valves identified below bear a counterfeit UL Certification Mark. These pressure restricting valves have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if they comply with any safety requirements.
Name of Products:
Item 1: Pressure Restricting Valve Model A56
Item 2: Pressure Restricting Valve, no manufacturer name or model number
Remedy: UL recommends that these products be immediately removed from service and be replaced with UL Certified Pressure Restricting Valves.
Identification on the Products:
Item 1: The products are marked with a counterfeit UL Certification Mark. Additionally, the following identifiers can be found on the product:
FIRE HOSE VALVE
Item 2: The product is marked with a counterfeit UL reference on the handle. Additionally the following identifiers can be found on the product:
“ITALY” under the handle
FIRE HOSE VALVE
Known to be distributed and sold by: These pressure restricting valves were found installed and offered for sale in and around Medellin, Colombia
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