UL warns of potentially hazardous communications cable from Claritronix

March 31, 2021
The following is a notification from UL (Release 20PN-32) that the communications cable identified herein may pose a fire hazard.
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The following is a notification from UL (Release 20PN-32) that the communications cable identified below may pose a fire hazard. The communications cable does not comply with UL's Safety Standards and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark for the United States or Canada.

Name of Product: Claritronix Cabling Solutions, Type CMR Cable

Hazard: The communications cable does not meet the flammability requirements of the safety standard which may cause an increased risk of fire.

Remedy: UL recommends that this cable not be used and removed from service.

Identification on the Cable: The surface of the cable jacket displays the following description: CLARITRONIXtm VERIFIED (ETL) UTP CAT. 5E 350 MHZ TO TIA/EIA 568-B.2 E309496 (UL) OR C(UL) CMR ROHS 24AWG 4P ZONE/DEVICE A B C D E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 JACK 1 2 3 4 5 6 0982FT

Identification on the Box:


High Performance LAN Cable

Cat5e 4Pair/24AWG Tested to 350MHZ

Part No: CAT5E-1000-YL-NST

Known to be distributed by: www.summitsource.com and may have been sold by others.

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