Safety Alert - Technical No.14
FAKE HANSSON PYRO TECH MOB SMOKE / LIGHT SIGNALS
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Hansson PyroTech AB has notified the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) advising the following:
It has come to the attention of Hansson PyroTech that there are currently MOB Smoke/Light signals on the market as Hansson PyroTech products but are not Hansson PyroTech products.
The fake MOB Smoke/Light can be identified on the following:
Hansson PyroTech address and phone number is wrong. It says Billdal and phone number is +4631939900.
The Fake MOB Smoke/Light is not marked with the wheel and BV0062.
The fake MOB Smoke/Light is marked with IMO/SOLAS 1974/1986.
The fake MOB Smoke/Light is marked with the old Ref. No. 345100.
See picture 1 of the fake MOB Smoke/Light.
The genuine MOB Smoke/Light produced from Hansson PyroTech can be identified on the following:
Hansson PyroTech address and phone number shall be Lindesberg, Sweden and phone number +46 581 87250.
The genuine MOB Smoke/Light is marked with the wheel and BV 0062.
The genuine MOB Smoke/Light is marked with SOLAS 74/96.
The genuine MOB Smoke/Light Ref. No. should be 345105
See picture 2 of Hansson PyroTech genuine MOB Smoke/Light.
Hansson PyroTech has no knowledge about the fake MOB Smoke/Light signals, nor about function, handling, safety, validity and origin.
Hansson PyroTech ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY for these fake MOB Smoke/Light signals.
If you encounter a fake signal on the market, please report immediately to the NMCA Shipping Safety Branch and to Hansson. Address www.hansson-pyrotech.com
For further information please contact
Shipping Safety Branch,
Maritime & Coastguard Agency
Tel:+44 023 80 329114
Issued Jan 2008