Home Depot Recalls CE Tech Riser Cable Due to Fire Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product because the product could cause personal injuries or death due to product liability. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Name of product:

CE Tech 1,000 ft. Riser Cable

Hazard:

The riser cable does not meet fire resistance standards for riser cable, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Home Depot at (800) 394-7519 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.homedepot.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.

Units

About 11,300

Description

This recall involves 1,000 ft. CE Tech riser cable sold in boxes of 1,000 ft. lengths. It is intended to run between floors of a building as data cable. This type of cable must self-extinguish in a fire. The cable is gray and marked (UL) E316395. The cable’s box is blue and black and is marked CE Tech 1,000 ft. riser cable, Cat 6 23-4.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should remove the recalled cable and return it to Home Depot for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Home Depot stores nationwide from January 2013 through February 2013 for about $100.

Importer

Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., of Atlanta, Ga.

Manufactured in

China

Source:  http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Home-Depot-Recalls-CE-Tech-Riser-Cable/

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