Monoprice Ethernet Cables Recall; Are You Affected?
10,800 Monoprice Category 6 Ethernet Bulk CMR Communications Cables are being recalled by Monoprice of Brea, California.
According to reports, the cables failed to meet the flammability requirements of the UL 1666 voluntary safety standard. Thus, it increases the risk of a fire hazard if the cable is exposed to a fire.
As of this time, the company hasn’t received any reports of incidents or injuries.
The product being recalled is the Monoprice Category 6 Ethernet Bulk CMR Communications cable. The product was designed to prevent fires from spreading between floors through risers and vertical shafts. Moreover, it has 100% pure copper wire and is commonly used to wire your home or office for a high-speed network.
The product comes in different colors such as yellow, white, blue, black, red, orange, gray, pink, and purple. It also comes in various lengths including 250, 500, and 1000 foot spools.
On its surface, the following is printed: (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.
The said cables were manufactured in China and were retailed online at www.monoprice.com and www.amazon.com to consumers, IT installation companies, construction, and other businesses from December 2018, through February 2020, for between $20 and $130 per box, depending on length and color.
What You Need To Do
Owners of this cable should refrain from using the product. They should turn to Monoprice and schedule a free installation visit to inspect and replace the cable at no charge.
Meanwhile, for consumers who have other concerns, they can call Monoprice toll-free at (844) 500-7656 from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, online at https://mpcmrrecall.com/ or www.monoprice.com and click on “Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Editor’s note on The Monoprice Ethernet Cables Recall:
This piece is to inform you about the recent Monoprice Ethernet Cables Recall.
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