UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Communications Cable with Counterfeit UL Mark
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — UL is notifying consumers, retailers, manufacturers, regulatory agencies and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) that the communications cable identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and may pose a fire hazard. The communications cable has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standard for Safety for the United States, and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark or any reference to UL.
Name of Product: Communications Cable, Type Cat 5E
Hazard: This communications cable employs copper-clad aluminum conductors, which may cause an increased risk of fire.
Identification: On the cable: The surface of the cable jacket displays the following description:
“CAT5E 350 MHz CMR RISER UTP 4-PAIR 24AWG EIA/TIA-568-B.2-1 (UL) E302757″
Identification: On the box: SKYLITE COMMUNICATIONS 800-SKY-SALE 759-7253 ISO9001-2000 Certified, ETL, TIA, EIA, UL, ROHS 1000FTcables Label on the box: ITEM: 24AWG-4UTP, UL, CMR PART NO: SKCAT5E-601CMR TYPE: CAT5E, SINGLE, EASY PULL BOX COLOR: YELLOW SIZE: 1000 FEET BATCH NUMBER LSPl12040401-0512
Known to be sold at: WWW.1000FTCABLES.COM
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