Posts tagged as counterfeit

Suspect, counterfeit and fraudulent electrical product: targeting authenticity

by Tom Grace, Eaton Counterfeit electrical products are a real danger to our safety, businesses and economy. The counterfeiting industry is overwhelming, but that’s no reason to give up and let it continue. In many instances, counterfeit products appear to be genuine, but they are unable to meet minimum performance specifications. Manufacturers of counterfeit products […]

Association to address non-compliance

  Many electrical products currently available on the cheap in South Africa do not comply with our regulations. SABS test certificates and the issuance of letters of approval by the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) appear no longer to guarantee compliance or safety. The SafeHouse Association was formed by a group of organisations in […]