EU Grey Market Notice
What is a "Grey Market Product"? A simple definition is an original trademarked product designed and manufactured for use in a non-EU market that is parallel-imported for resale in the EU without the consent of the owner of the trademark. In the case of Yanmar Construction, Yanmar®-brand originally designed and manufactured by Yanmar Diesel Engine Co., Ltd. [“Yanmar”] for intended use outside the EU, are being imported into the EU and sold to EU consumers by third parties without Yanmar’s consent.
These products are different from the Yanmar products manufactured and authorised for the EU market and distributed through authorised channels and are not certified or authorised under EU safety standards. Some of these differences can affect the safe operation of the equipment. The purpose of this notice is to warn dealers, potential purchasers and owners and operators of such “grey market” Yanmar® products of these safety-related differences.
Yanmar therefore does not accept liability or offer support in respect of such equipment.
No support, liability or warranty
As a result of these safety issues and in order to protect the "Yanmar" trademark and reputation, Yanmar does not accept liability in respect of or support grey market Yanmar®-brand Construction and will not knowingly supply replacement parts for such tractors.
There is also no warranty from Yanmar for these used units, which are present in the EU without Yanmar’s consent or authorization.
If you have any questions regarding grey market Yanmar® products, please send your enquiries to:
Yanmar Europe B.V.
Agricultural Equipment Dept.
Authorized Yanmar Construction products For Sale in the EU by Yanmar Co. Ltd.
60 Series Standard
60 Series High-Tip
80 Series Standard
80 Series High-Tip