Public Warning Notices

Public Warning Notices about unsafe cables and related products are listed here.

Notices are about products investigated as part of BASEC's work on unsafe, non-compliant or faulty cables, and are published to assist with public safety and the encourage appropriate action by traders and contractors.

End users, traders and contractors with concerns about any cable product are encouraged to follow the steps set out on this website and if necessary to contact BASEC for further advice and assistance.

Further information on faulty cables can be obtained from the Approved Cables Initiative.

Non-conforming armoured cable claiming to comply with BS 5467 was found in the UK market in 2009. The cable is marked with the brand name Kaydour. Further information can be found in the downloadable notice.