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Anti-counterfeiting

The counterfeiting of well-known brands and products is a growing, worldwide issue. Using counterfeit electrical products can result in a higher risk for failure or malfunction, potentially leading equipment failure, property damage, or injury.
MSRP value of counterfeit seizsures has grown by this much since 2010. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
538
%
MSRP value of counterfeit seizsures has grown by this much since 2010. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
Number of non-home structure fires caused by electrical failure or malfunction in 2011. (NFPA)
16k
Number of non-home structure fires caused by electrical failure or malfunction in 2011. (NFPA)
Number of jobs lost every year in the U.S. due to the counterfeiting of distinguished brands. (IACC)
750k
Number of jobs lost every year in the U.S. due to the counterfeiting of distinguished brands. (IACC)
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Risky and unknown sources

The term "Gray market" is used to describe the resale of new products through channels unintended by the original manufacturer. Many customers are unaware of the risks that the gray market represents and the increased chance that they will receive altered, tampered, or even counterfeit goods, that are misrepresented as new.