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UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Surge Protectors (Release No. 16PN-10)

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July 29, 2016

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 29, 2016 The following is a notification from UL that the surge protectors identified below may pose a fire hazard. The product does not comply with UL’s Safety Standards and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark for the United States or Canada.

Name of Product:
Type 2 Surge Protector, Supco Model SCM150 and Sycom Model SYC‑120/240-T2
 
Manufacturer:
Sycom Surge Inc.
Hazard:
The surge protectors may pose a fire hazard.
Identification on the units:
The labels on the devices display the following:
SUPCO
SCM150
Type 2 SPD
120/240V 60Hz Single Phase
In=10kA          SCCR=10kA
MCOV-150VAC L-N/G 300 VAC L-L
VPR-600VAC L-N/G 1200VAC L-L
MADE IN THE USA
SYCOM
SYC-120/240-T2
Type 2 SPD Type 4X Enclosure
120/240V 60Hz Single Phase
In=10kA          SCCR=10kA
MCOV-150VAC L-N/G 300 VAC L-L
VPR-600VAC L-N/G 1200VAC L-L
Contains no serviceable parts

There are two styles of gold holographic labels that may appear on these products:

Style 1 consists of the following information. The letters “UL” appear in a reddish-brown circle that shifts to a bluish-green depending on the viewing angle:

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SPD
45DX

Style 2 consists of the following information. To the right of the cULus logo will be a graphic square design:
counterfeit UL markcounterfeit UL mark

LISTED
SURGE PROTECTIVE DEVICE
No. <followed by a letter and sequence of eight numbers>

Photos of the Products:counterfeit UL markcounterfeit UL mark

Photos of the UL Holographic Label Styles that May Appear on the Products:
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Style 2counterfeit UL mark

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Known to be sold by heating and air-conditioning contractors

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