U.S. federal bureaucrats announced the withdrawal from sale of network filters made in China, which became a prerequisite unfrequented fires, one of which caused injury to the home in the amount of 916 thousand dollars, reports wnd.com October 7. In the U.S., sold about 15 million line filters of Schneider Electric.
Also reported substandard food and toys coming from China. Checks showed that the fishery products imported from China, contained in the wastewater, and then purified using unsafe drugs and chemical substances, many of which are prohibited. Control Commission U.S. Consumer Product Safety said that by the end of the month 17 of 28 for sale of illegal products were Chinese imports.
As to the supply of counterfeit Chinese products U.S. Department of Defense, then, according to the Senate committee, was found about 1,800 cases. It was found that the South American defense contractors received many critical fundamental component of U.S. companies, which, in turn, get them from Chinese companies, but do not test them before the transfer to the Pentagon. «China is the epicenter of world trade in fakes,» says the report of the Senate.
Talking about the threat of these components, the director of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency General Patrick O’Reilly (Patric O’Reilly) said: «We do not wish to securely missiles cost 12 million dollars depended on counterfeit parts cost $ 2.»
Chinese counterfeits found on helicopters SH-60B, AH-64 and CH-46, C-17 aircraft, C-130J, C-27J and P-8A Poseidon. In 2005, Chinese chips were found onboard computers F-15 fighters stationed at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia. It is estimated that very little 15% spare parts and electrical chips, which buys the Pentagon, were fake.
National Intelligence Agency and the U.S. FBI expressed concern that counterfeit electrical parts can assist China to gain access to protected systems inside the United States. «The United States purchased 59 thousand counterfeit microchips from China for use in military ships, planes, missiles and missile defense system, but fortunately, they were found in time. But as we have not yet found? «Wrote one of the professionals. In China, there are entire factories with the number of employees up to 15 thousand people who specialize in the production of counterfeit goods.