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Home Depot Recalls CE Tech Riser Cable

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About 11,300 CE Tech 1,000 ft. Riser Cables were voluntarily recalled by Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., in cooperation with the CPSC.

Manufactured in: China

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

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

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

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.

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