UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Fire Sprinkler


Jan 31, 2013, 08:00 ET from UL

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL to distributors, contractors, fire departments, regulatory agencies, and authorities having jurisdiction that the fire sprinkler identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. The sprinkler was not manufactured by Nanjing Fire Protection Technology Co Ltd and the thermo bulb was not manufactured by Job, GmbH.

The Fire Sprinkler has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if the fire sprinkler complies with any safety requirements.

Name of Product:   Fire Sprinkler, Model NX005

Identification: On the product: The counterfeit fire sprinkler can be identified by "NX" and "C-I" marking on the wrench boss of the fire sprinkler frame and may have model NX005 on the sprinkler deflector.  Sprinklers manufactured by Nanjing Fire Protection Technology Co Ltd that are authorized to bear the UL Mark do not have "NX" and "C-I" marking on the wrench boss.

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