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NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 22, 2018— The following is a notification from UL that the fire sprinklers, identified below, bear counterfeit UL Certification Marks for the United States and Canada. The fire sprinklers have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is not known if the fire sprinklers comply with any safety requirements.

Although the fire sprinklers are marked GL5661 and GL5651, the fire sprinklers were not manufactured by Globe Fire Sprinkler.

Product Models: Models GL5661 and GL5651

Release 18PN-21

Product Identification: The products are marked with a counterfeit UL Certification Mark and “GLOBE” on the wrench boss. The counterfeit fire sprinklers employ a thermo bulb marked “JOB F5” and may be provided with an orange guard. The following is marked on the deflector:

GL5661 155°F 68°C SSU-1

UL logo

GL5651 155°F 68°C

Product Photos:

Model GL5661

Model GL5651

Orange guard

Location: The fire sprinklers have been found in the United Arab Emirates. UL has not received reports of these counterfeit sprinklers in other locations.

 

Release 18PN-22

Product Models: Models GL5661 and GL5651

Product Identification: The products are marked with a counterfeit UL Certification Mark and “MAFCO” on the wrench boss. The counterfeit fire sprinklers employ a thermo bulb marked “JOB F5” and may be provided with an orange guard. The following is marked on the deflector:

GL5661 155°F 68°C SSU-1

UL logo

GL5651 155°F 68°C

Product Photos:

Model GL5661

Model GL5651

Orange guard

Location: The fire sprinklers have been found in the United Arab Emirates. UL has not received reports of these counterfeit sprinklers in other locations.

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