UL warns of potentially hazardous communications cable (Release 12PN-65)
NORTHBROOK, IL - January 31, 2013 - The following is a notification from UL to 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 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 CMR
Hazard: This communications cable is missing required flame retardant elements. This may cause an increased risk of fire.
Identification: On the cable: The surface of the cable jacket displays the following description:
MONOPRICE TYPE CM 23AWG 4PR UTP CMR FT4 C(UL)US VERIFIED (UL) CATEGORY6E TIA/EIA-568-B-2.1 550 MHZ CABLE MASTER
Identification: On the box:
Photos of Product:
Known to be sold at: http://www.greenconnectionsusa.com/ and may have been sold at other locations.