NORTHBROOK, Ill., February 23, 2009 -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying manufacturers that touch sensor switches, identified below, bear a counterfeit UL Recognized Component Mark. The switches have not been evaluated for safety by UL and are not eligible to bear the UL Recognized Component Mark.
Please note that this counterfeit product is similar to a touch sensor switch that is authorized to bear the UL Recognized Component Mark.
Name of Product: Touch Sensor Switch, Type TTD2102
Number of Units: Unknown
Date of Manufacture: Unknown
Identification of Counterfeit Touch Sensor Switch: On the Product: The touch sensor switch has an unauthorized UL Recognized Component Mark with the following information: "E128512", "TTD2102". The counterfeit is constructed with a Triac marked "Z0405MF".
Identification of Touch Sensor Switch with Authorized UL Mark: On the Product: Constructed with a Triac marked "Z0410MF" or "BT137-600".
What You Should Do: UL recommends manufacturers stop purchasing and stop using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase. Manufacturers of UL certified products that have used this device should report this to UL.
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