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UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Marks on Pressure Restricting Valves (Release 20PN-22)

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UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Marks on Pressure Restricting Valves (Release 20PN-22)

UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Marks on Pressure Restricting Valves (Release 20PN-22)

PR Newswire

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 30, 2020

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL that the pressure restricting valves identified below bear a counterfeit UL Certification Mark. These pressure restricting valves have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if they comply with any safety requirements.

UL Logo (PRNewsFoto/UL)
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Name of Products:
Item 1: Pressure Restricting Valve Model A56
Item 2: Pressure Restricting Valve, no manufacturer name or model number

Manufacturer: Unknown

Remedy: UL recommends that these products be immediately removed from service and be replaced with UL Certified Pressure Restricting Valves.

Identification on the Products:

Item 1: The products are marked with a counterfeit UL Certification Mark. Additionally, the following identifiers can be found on the product:

LISTED
618R
1 ½

A56
FIRE HOSE VALVE
300

Item 2: The product is marked with a counterfeit UL reference on the handle. Additionally the following identifiers can be found on the product:

UL/FM
CERTIFICATE
300 PSI
"ITALY" under the handle

FIRE HOSE VALVE
300
1 ½

Photos:

Item 1

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Item 2

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Known to be distributed and sold by:
These pressure restricting valves were found installed and offered for sale in and around Medellin, Colombia

About UL
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Amy Patti
Communications Director
UL LLC
847.664.8480
Amy.Patti@ul.com
Release No. 20PN-22

Cision
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