UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Communications Cable with Counterfeit UL Mark

Public Notice

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - 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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SOURCE: UL

For further information:

Carla Slawson, Media Relations Manager, UL, +1-847-664-1812, Carla.Slawson@ul.com

http://www.ul.com


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