14/2 NMD90 Heatex Cable

Starting date:
July 29, 2013

Posting date:
July 29, 2013

Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall

Tools and Electrical Products

Source of recall:
Health Canada

Product Safety, Labelling and Packaging

General Public

Identification number:

Affected products
14/2 NMD90 Heatex Cable
Product description

This recall involves 14/2 NMD90 Heatex® cable identified by part number 99138. The cable has a red overall jacket with red and black individual conductors. The product is supplied in 50 metre lengths on metal spools.
Hazard identified

The product is correctly manufactured and printed as 14/2 NMD90 Heatex® and is safe to use as such; however, the product label on the spool incorrectly describes the product as 12/2 NMD90 Heatex®. The product should not be used in an installation requiring 12/2 NMD90 Heatex®. The potential exists for installing the product in an improper application and possible overheating.

Neither Health Canada nor Nexans Canada Inc. has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this cable in Canada.
Number sold

Approximately 102 spools of the recalled cable were sold at Rona stores in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled cable was sold in October 2012.
Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Nexans Canada Inc.

What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled cable immediately and return the product to the place of purchase for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Nexans Canada Inc. by telephone at 1-800-268-9473, and 1-800-263-2112 in Quebec, or by mail at:

Nexans Canada Inc.
140 Allstate Parkway
Markham, Ontario L3R 0Z7

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.