PRODUCT RECALL – Home Depot Recalls CE Tech Riser Cable

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Recall Date: April 9, 2013

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.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact:  Home Depot USA 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.

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

Sold exclusively at: Home Depot stores in the United States from January 2013 through February 2013 for about $100.

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