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UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Fire Sprinklers (Release 19PN-25)

December 20, 2019 GMT
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL that the fire sprinkler identified below bears a counterfeit UL Certification Mark for the United States and Canada. The fire sprinkler has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if they comply with any safety requirements.

Although the fire sprinklers are marked TY7226, the fire sprinklers were not manufactured or labeled by TYCO Fire & Building Products.

Name of Product: Model TY7226

Remedy: UL recommends that these products be immediately removed from service and be replaced with UL Certified Fire Sprinklers.

Identification on the Product: The products are marked with a counterfeit UL Certification Mark and “2017” on the wrench boss. The following is marked on the deflector:


Photographs of the product: PLEASE GO TO UL.com FOR PHOTOS OF THE PRODUCT

Location: These counterfeit fire sprinklers were found in the Philippines.

About UL:
UL helps create a better world by applying science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. We empower trust by enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. Everyone at UL shares a passion to make the world a safer place. All of our work, from independent research and standards development, to testing and certification, to providing analytical and digital solutions, helps improve global well-being. Businesses, industries, governments, regulatory authorities and the public put their trust in us so they can make smarter decisions. To learn more, visit UL.com.

Michelle Press

Release No. 19PN-25

Communications Director




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