UL and ULC will no longer be able to offer certification for certain cables

(Posting Date: 19/10/12)

Fire Resistive, Fire Resistant and Circuit Integrity Cables

UL and ULC will not be able to offer certification to the current program related to these standards.

UL has recently conducted research on a wide array of current products and systems originally certified under UL 2196, Tests for Fire Resistive Cables and ULC-S139, Standard Method of Fire Test for Evaluation of Integrity of Electrical Cables and determined that they no longer consistently achieve a two-hour fire-resistive rating when subjected to the standard Fire Endurance Test of UL2196 or ULC-S139. Consequently,

Here are two links to the details:

UL Notice pdf

Electrical Safety Authority - Alert Notice pdf