Home Depot Recalls CE Tech Riser Cable Due to Fire Hazard

The 1,000-foot data cable does not meet the fire resistance standards for riser cables.

Recall date: April 09, 2013
Recall number: 13-163
  • CE Tech 1000 ft. Riser Cable packaging

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    CE Tech 1000 ft. Riser Cable packaging

Recall Summary

Name of product:

CE Tech 1,000 ft. Riser Cable


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

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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Recall Details


About 11,300


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. 


None reported


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

Sold exclusively at

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


Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., of Atlanta, Ga.

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  • CE Tech 1000 ft. Riser Cable packaging