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UL warns of potentially hazardous communications cables (Releases 15PN-01, 15PN-03 and 15PN-04)

March 16, 2015

NORTHBROOK, Ill. – March 16, 2015 - The following is a notification from UL that the communications cables identified below may pose a fire hazard. The communications cables do not comply with UL’s safety standards and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark for the United States or Canada.

Hazard: The communications cables do not meet the flammability requirements of the standard which may cause an increased risk of fire.

 

Release 15PN-01

Name of Product: Communications Cable, Type CMR

Manufacturer: Hold Key Electric Wire & Cable Co. Ltd.

Date of Manufacture: December 2013

Identification: On the cable: The surface of the cable jacket displays the following description:

Vertical Cable E191267 (UL) c(UL) CMR 75°C 23 AWG 4PR-ETL VERIFIED CAT6 ANSI/TIA 568-C.2 TESTED TO 550 MHz ROHS COMPLIANT P9146 1000FT

Identification: One side of the box is marked:              

Vertical Cable

550

UTP

Type: CMR

Solid

23AWG/4 PAIR

QTY: 1000FT (305M)

UL NO: E191267

Temperature Rated 75C

TAA COMPLIANT

counterfeit UL mark

Other side of the box contains label with the following:

Category 6

550 MHz

23AWG Solid 4Pair

Unshielded Twisted Pair

1000FT

UL Type CMR

ETL ANSI/TIA-568-C.2

Communication Cable

 

 Holographic label on the box: Labels with the following numbers are included in this notice:: TD482981-TD484368, TD486023-TD487410, TD487411-TD488798

Photos of the product:

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counterfeit UL mark

Sold at: Known to be sold at www.CablesandKits.comand may have been sold at other locations.

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Release 15PN-03

Name of Product: Communications Cable, Type CMR, Cat 5e

Manufacturer: Zhejiang Shengyang Science & Technology

Identification: On the cable: The surface of the cable jacket displays the following description:

SOLID CAT5E CMR 4X2X24AWG 75 C UL E308485 CAT.5E Tested to 350 MHz, Lot#13082452, 1000FT RM# A B C D E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Identification: On the box: UL LISTED, UL/CMR

                                                          1000FT, Cat 5e

                                                          Blue

  Holographic label on the box: Labels with the following numbers are included in this notice:  SL710230

Photos of the product:

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counterfeit UL mark

counterfeit UL mark

Sold at: Known to be sold at http://www.amazon.com/and may have been sold at other locations.

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Release 15PN-04

Name of Product: Communications Cable, Type CMR

Manufacturer: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Identification: On the cable: The surface of the cable jacket displays the following description:

STRUCTURED CABLE PRODUCTS --- P/N CAT5E-SH --- CAT5E SHIELDED ENHANCED 350 MHz 4 PR 24 AWG STP VERIFIED TO ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 CMR FT4 75C -- (UL) OR C(UL) E198134 CE EU RoHS EC ZONE/DEVICE A B C D E 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0668FEET

Identification:  On the box:      Shielded Cable

                                                               350 MHz Cat 5E

 

                                                          ROTS    counterfeit UL mark  counterfeit UL mark

Label on the box:

Structured Cable Products

Quality Installations Deserve Quality Products

www.scpcat5e.com

PART NUMBER CAT5E-SH-BL

CAT5E SHIELDED – ENHANCED 350 MHZ 24 AWG

SOLID 4PR F/UTP SHIELDED, VERIFIED TO

TIA/EIA 568-C.2, PVC JKT

PACKAGING            LENGTH                      COLOR

PULL BOX               1000FT/305M               BLUE

 

UL&CUL,CMR TYPE

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RoHS

 

 

 

 

Photos of the product:

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counterfeit UL mark

counterfeit UL mark

Sold at: Known to be sold at http://www.mcmelectronics.com/ andmay have been sold at other locations.

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