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WARNING: Potentially hazardous Bytecc communications cable – 14PN-04


March 21, 2014
By Anthony Capkun


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March 21, 2014 – UL is notifying the market that a Bytecc communications cable, Type CMP (Plenum Cat 6), is missing the required flame retardants, and bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States.

The surface of the cable jacket displays the following description:

BYTECC CAT6 PLENUM CMP UTP 4-PAIR 23 AWG EIA/TIA/ISO/UL

The packaging bears a counterfeit UL Mark and the following:

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Category 6 Plenum Solid
Ethernet Cable

UL TYPE CMP
CONDUCTOR: Solid
COLOR: WHITE

QTY: 1000ft

Specifications

• 23AWG/4 PAIR
• Plenum Jacket (CMP)
• Conductor: Solid
• Bandwidth:  400 MHZ
• Unshielded Twisted Pairs (UTP)
• UL NO: E328429
• UL ETL and 3P verified to standards

It is known to be sold at www.newegg.com and may have been sold at other locations. The cable has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate standard for safety, and is not authorized to bear the UL Mark or any reference to UL.



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