UL Reissues Warning of Potentially Hazardous Surge Protectors

EIN 27 UL surge 400

June 24, 2019

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. 

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:

  • SUPCOUL Surge
  • 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

UL surege notitce

There are two styles of gold holographic labels that may appear on these products:

Style 2 consists of the following information. To the right of the cULus logo will be a graphic square design: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:

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