Eaton Corp., Cleveland, is collaborating with the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), Rossyln, Va., to spearhead a public awareness campaign focused on the dangers of counterfeit electrical products that can cause life-threatening disasters and result in lost productivity for customers and legitimate manufacturers. Eaton’s goal is to educate key audiences about counterfeit products and the dangers they pose in residential and industrial settings as well as their adverse economic impact.

Eaton is in the process of developing global authentication measures for products and anti-counterfeiting programs that combine executive, legal, technical, and sales resources. For additional information about the dangers counterfeit electrical products, please visit Eaton’s Web site.