Counterfeit products and their risks
Counterfeit products carry multiple risks with them – risks to consumers and society. This is why Schneider Electric takes very seriously its fight against counterfeiting.
Schneider Electric is committed to preventing and eliminating counterfeit products from the market. We have dedicated teams who enforce this and work in partnership with relevant authorities and stakeholders.
How to avoid counterfeits
Consumers are on the front line when it comes to counterfeit products. Your actions can help society overcome this serious problem by:
Similar Trade Name Issue
In recent years, some companies or individuals inappropriately used “MERLIN GERIN “, “Schneider Electric”, and “Clipsal” as all or part of their own names. What is more, a lot of illegal business names were registered, such as XX "Merlin Gerin" Electric (Electrical) Co., ltd, XX "Schneider" Electric (Electrical) Co., ltd, or XX" Clipsal "Electric (Electrical)" Co., ltd. These names were mainly used during the course of producing, selling and promoting. To solve such issue, Schneider Electric (China) Co. Ltd publish official announcement on the problem.
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Our anti-counterfeit system
In 2007 Schneider Electric launched an anti-fake label on main Low Voltage and Power Control and Protection products.
This new anti-fake label has the following main functions:
Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any queries.