NORTHBROOK, III., June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a reissue and expansion of UL public notice 16PN-10, previously released on July 29, 2016 for potentially hazardous surge protectors. UL has expanded the notice to include Sycom Model SYC-120/240-TC. This product does not comply with UL's Safety Standards and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark for the United States or Canada. This surge protector may pose a fire hazard.
UL is aware of several reports on http://www.saferproducts.gov that involve fires with these surge protectors. UL recommends that you stop using all models identified in this notice.
Northbrook, III., July 29, 2016 – The following is a notification from UL that the surge protectors identified below may pose a fire hazard. The products do not comply with UL's Safety Standards and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark for the United States or Canada.
Name of Product: Type 2 Surge Protector, Supco Model SCM150 and Sycom Model SYC‑120/240-T2
Manufacturer: Sycom Surge Inc. Hazard: The surge protectors may pose a fire hazard.
Identification on the units:
The labels on the devices display the following: SUPCO SCM150 Type 2 SPD 120/240V 60Hz Single Phase In=10kA SCCR=10kA MCOV-150VAC L-N/G 300 VAC L-L VPR-600VAC L-N/G 1200VAC L-L MADE IN THE USA SYCOM SYC-120/240-T2 Type 2 SPD Type 4X Enclosure 120/240V 60Hz Single Phase In=10kA SCCR=10kA MCOV-150VAC L-N/G 300 VAC L-L VPR-600VAC L-N/G 1200VAC L-L Contains no serviceable parts
There are two styles of gold holographic labels that may appear on these products:
Style 1 consists of the following information. The letters "UL" appear in a reddish-brown circle that shifts to a bluish-green depending on the viewing angle:
LISTED SPD 45DX
Style 2 consists of the following information. To the right of the cULus logo will be a graphic square design:
Known to be distributed by: Heating and air-conditioning contractors
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