UL Warns of Four Communications Cables with Unauthorized References to UL

PUBLIC NOTICE

Oct 12, 2011, 09:00 ET from UL

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UL is notifying consumers, retailers, manufacturers, regulatory agencies and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) that the four communications cables identified below bear unauthorized references to UL.  The communications cables have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standard for Safety for the United States, and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark or any reference to UL.

Release 11PN-38

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Communications Cable with Unauthorized Reference to UL

Name of Product: Communications Cable, CAT6

Number of Units: Unknown

Manufacturer: ZHEJIANG DONGYUE TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT CO LTD

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

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:

"SOLID CAT6 TYPE CMR 23AWG/4PRS VERIFIED (UL) E339724 550 MHz, 0380FT, ZONE A B C D E F 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9"

Sold at: Unknown

Release 11PN-43

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Communications Cable with Unauthorized Reference to UL

Name of Product: Communications Cable, CAT5E

Number of Units: Unknown

Manufacturer: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

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:

"UTP 24AWGx4P ISO/IEC 11801 AND TIA/EIA 568 UL VERIFIED CAT5E 302M"

Sold at: Unknown

Release 11PN-39

UL Warns of Communications Cable with Unauthorized Reference to UL

Name of Product: Communications Cable

Number of Units: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Identification:

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

"UTP CAT5E CABLE 4 PAIRS 24AWG CMP RATED E310158"

Known to be sold at: A1VIDEOSECURITY.COM, may have been sold at other locations.

Release 11PN-37

UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Communications Cable with Unauthorized Reference to UL

Name of Product: Communication Cable, Type CAT5E

Number of Units: Unknown

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Hazard: This communications cable employs copper-clad aluminum conductors, which may cause an increased risk of fire.

Identification:  

On the product:

The surface of the cable jacket displays the following:


"SKCAT5E-201 CMR UTP 4-PAIR 24 AWG EIA/TIA/ISO/UL E302757"



On the packaging:

Skylite Communications


ITEM:  24AWG-4UTP, UL, CMR


PART NO: SKCAT5E-201


TYPE: CAT5E, SINGLE, EASY PULL BOX


COLOR:  WHITE


SIZE:  1000 FEET



Known to be sold at: WWW.1000FTCABLES.COM

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