UL Warns of Counterfeit Motor Capacitor

    NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 21 /CNW/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is
notifying manufacturers that motor capacitors marked "SHENGF" bear a
counterfeit UL Recognition Mark for the United States and Canada.
    Please note this counterfeit product is similar to a motor capacitor
authorized to bear the UL Recognition Mark. The authorized motor capacitor is
marked "SHENGE".

    Name of Product: Motor Capacitor, CBB61 & CBB60 Series

    Number of Units: Unknown
    Date of Manufacture: Unknown, but may be marked with a manufacturing code
of 2005.6 or 2005.3.
    Manufacturer: Unknown
    Identification of Counterfeit Capacitor:
    On the Product: The capacitors with an unauthorized UL Recognition Mark
have the following information:

    Counterfeit Products have mis-spelled trademark, SHENGF

                                   CBB61 #
                                 20UF +/- 5%
                                450VAC 50/60Hz
    To view pictures of the counterfeit and authorized product, go to:
    Identification of Capacitor with Authorized UL Mark:
    On the Product: Capacitors authorized to use the UL Recognition Mark have
the following information:

    Legitimate products bear the trademark, SHENGE

                                   CBB61 #
                             20UF +/- 5% 50/60Hz
                               450VAC 25/70/21
    To view pictures of the counterfeit and authorized product, go to:
    Manufacturer Contact for authorized product:
    Shanghai Shenge Magnetic & Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd.
    Contact: Edward Chang by phone at +86 (021) 5955 2375, ext 816, or by
Email at edward@shengecap.com.
    What You Should Do: UL recommends manufacturers stop purchasing and stop
using the product immediately and return it to the place of purchase.
    Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is an independent product safety
certification organization that has been testing products and writing
Standards for Safety for over a century. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types
of products, components, materials and systems annually with 21 billion UL
Marks appearing on 71,000 manufacturers' products each year. UL's worldwide
family of companies and network of service providers includes 63 laboratory,
testing and certification facilities serving customers in 99 countries. For
more information, visit: http://www.UL.com/newsroom.

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


For further information:

For further information: Joe Hirschmugl, Media Relations Manager of
Underwriters Laboratories, +1-847-664-1508, Joseph.F.Hirschmugl@us.ul.com Web
Site: http://www.UL.com/newsroom

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