Home Depot recalls CE Tech Riser Cable due to fire hazard

The CE Tech 1,000 ft. Riser Cable sold at Home Depot is being recalled, according to an announcement from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The riser cable does not meet fire-resistance standards for riser cable, posing a fire hazard, according to the announcement. No injuries have been reported. 

Home Depot stores nationwide sold the Chinese-made product from January 2013 through February 2013 for about $100. 

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.

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