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Impacted DUNS by Country

Knowledge Article Number 000232864
Description
  • Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) recently identified an issue that caused mismatched data to be included in some business records between December 15, 2015 and February 2, 2016.
  • Some accounts that were cleaned between those dates may have been matched to the wrong D&B records. As a result, some records may have been updated with incorrect data.
  • Specifically, a small percentage of Global DUNS numbers may have contained mismatched data in some of the following elements: SIC Code, Business Name, Business Address, Principal Contacts, Telephone Number, Fax Number, Financial Elements, Linkage, and Employee Data.
  • Only accounts matched to companies in the following countries were potentially impacted:
Afghanistan
Albania
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Belarus
Belgium
Bermuda
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Canada
Cayman Islands
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Estonia
Ethiopia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Guatemala
Guinea
Haiti
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Kazakstan
Kenya
Korea, Republic of
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Mexico
Moldova, Republic of
Monaco
Morocco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Reunion
Romania
Russia Federation
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Serbia and Montenegro
Singapore
Slovakia
South Africa
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan, Province of China
Thailand
Total
Turkey
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Vietnam
 
 
Resolution

If you do have impacted records, we recommend the following steps below to fix them:

  1. Delete the DUNS numbers in the impacted records

  2. Clean the records again, either manually or by way of a scheduled Clean job

For any additional questions, please reach out to Customer Support by opening a case via the Help & Training portal.





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