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How to identify counterfeit Giacomini SPA A156 Fire Valves

Giacomini SPA: A156 Fire Valves

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Edited: Mar 17, 2017

Product Information:

The following is a notification from UL LLC (UL) and Underwriters Laboratories of Canada Inc. (ULC) that the fire valve identified bears counterfeit certification marks for the United States and Canada. The valve has not been evaluated by UL or ULC to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if the fire valve complies with any safety requirements.

The counterfeit fire valve is similar to a fire valve model A156 manufactured by Giacomini SPA that is authorized to bear the UL and ULC Marks. The counterfeit fire valve A156 was not manufactured or labeled by Giacomini SPA, affiliates or agents.

The counterfeit valve has "GRIVEN" cast into the valve body.

The authentic Giacomini A156 valve has the Giacomini Trade mark cast into the valve body

 


Fakes Reported By Our Users:

Our users have not reported any counterfeit products

Warnings / Hazards:

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

Recommended Action:

Immediately stop using the counterfeit valve.

Recent News:

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Contact the Company:
Company:

Contact:
UL LLC.

Address:
333 Pfingsten Road

City:
Northbrook, IL 60062

Country:
United States

Phone:
(847) 272-8800

email:

 
Product Information:
Manufacturer:
Giacomini SPA 

Model Name:
A156 Fire Valves 

Model Number:
A155 
How to Identify a Fake Product :
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real

The authentic Giacomini A156 has the Giacomini Trade mark cast into the valve body, and

"PRESSURE RESTRICTING VALVE" and,

"MADE IN ITALY"


 
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fake

The counterfeit valve bearing a counterfeit UL mark has "GRIVEN" cast into the valve body, and

"PRESSURE REDUCING DEVICE" and

"ITALY"


 
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fake

The counterfeit fire valve is similar to a fire valve A156 manufactured by Giacomini SPA that is authorized to bear the UL and ULC Marks.

The counterfeit valve has not been evaluated by UL or ULC to the appropriate Standards for Safety.


 


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