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UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Communications Cable (Release 20PN-15)

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September 4, 2020

NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 4, 2020 — The following is a notification from UL that the communications cable identified below may pose a fire hazard. The communications cable does not comply with UL’s Safety Standards and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark for the United States or Canada.

Name of Product: Grandmax, Type CMR Cable

Hazard:  The communications cable does not meet the flammability requirements of the safety standard which may cause an increased risk of fire.

Remedy: UL recommends that this cable not be used and removed from service.  

Identification on the Cable: The surface of the cable jacket displays the following description:  GRANDMAX E213738 24AWG 4PR SOLID CMR UL C(UL) UTP CAT 5E FT4 350MHZ CONFORM TO ANSI/TIA568-C.2 & ISO/IEC 11801 75c ROHS REACH COMPLIANT 0968FT 52912

Identification on the Box: 

GRANDMAX

CONDUCTOR: SOLID

QTY: 1000 FT

Made in China

 

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Known to be distributed bywww.warehousecables.com  and may have been sold by others.

 

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UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Communications Cable 

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