UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Fire Sprinklers


NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 15, 2012 /CNW/ - UL is notifying distributors, fire departments, regulatory agencies and authorities having jurisdiction that the Fire Sprinklers identified below bear a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. Although the sprinkler frame is marked with the word "TYCO" and the thermo bulb is marked "JOB F5" the sprinkler was not manufactured or labeled by Tyco International, Inc., its affiliates or agents and the thermo bulb was not manufactured by Job, GmbH.

The Fire Sprinklers have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if these Fire Sprinklers comply with the UL safety requirements for the United States or Canada.

Name of Product: Upright and Pendant Fire Sprinklers Model T-ZSTZ-15.

Identification: On the product: The counterfeit fire sprinklers can be identified by "UL" and "TYCO" marking on the wrench boss of the fire sprinkler frame and may have model T-ZSTZ-15 on the sprinkler deflector. Sprinklers manufactured by Tyco that are authorized to bear the UL mark do not have "UL" and "TYCO" marking on the wrench boss.

Sold and Distributed By:

Migo International Trading Company Limited

Room 2404, Cell A

No.100 Nanjing Road

Qingdao City, Shandong Province


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For further information:

Joe Hirschmugl, Media Relations Manager, Underwriters Laboratories, +1-847-664-1508, Joseph.F.Hirschmugl@us.ul.com



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