Monoprice Category 6 Ethernet Bulk CMR Communications Cable recalled due to Fire Hazard
- Starting date:
- September 16, 2020
- Posting date:
- September 16, 2020
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fire Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Monoprice Category 6 Ethernet Bulk CMR Communications Cable.
The communications cable does not meet the flammability requirements of the safety standard, which may cause an increased risk of fire spread.
What to do:
Consumers should contact Monoprice to schedule a free installation visit to inspect and replace the cable.
Monoprice Category 6 Ethernet Bulk CMR Communications Cable
The recall involves the Monoprice Category 6 Ethernet Bulk CMR Communications Cable. The cables come in a variety of colours (yellow, white, blue, black, red, orange, gray and pink) and in various spool lengths (76.2 metres (250 feet), 152.4 metres (500 feet), 304.8 metres (1000 feet)).
The cable has the (UL) E467139 23AWGX4P CMR CAT6 UTP RoHS Compliance XXXXFT, (UL) E333346 23AWGX4P CMR CAT6 UTP RoHS Compliance XXXXFT or (UL) E339722 23AWGX4P CMR CAT6 UTP RoHS Compliance XXXXFT printed on the cable jacket surface.
The CMR communications cable does not meet the flammability requirements of the UL 1666 safety standard, posing a potential fire spread hazard.
As of September 9, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
The company reported that 65 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from March, 2019 to February, 2020.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China
Dongguan Taifeng Electronic Co Ltd
Prime Wire & Cable
City of Industry
What you should do
Consumers should contact Monoprice to schedule a free installation visit to inspect and replace the cable at no charge. Monoprice will also provide a full refund for any unused product.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.