ACI questions spread of non-conforming products in UK

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) is questioning the prevalence of faulty products in the UK construction sector following news from Australia that Non-Conforming Products (NCP) are a significant problem in the country’s building and construction sector. Last year, as already reported by the ACI, a national cable recall left some Australian cable importers experiencing financial difficulties, having failed to choose products from reputable manufacturers and suppliers. Around 40,000 homes and businesses still have potentially dangerous cable installed six months on from the recall.


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There seems to be more and more cable being supplied into the UK especially from Turkey that lack enough chalk for the c...

The Approved Cable Initiative

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) is an industry-wide working group with supply chain representative bodies that has been established to address the issue of unsafe, non-approved and counterfeit cable entering the UK marketplace.


The first initiative of its kind in the electrical industry the ACI is direct in its approach to investigate and publicise the findings of cables found to be faulty, counterfeit or non-compliant with British, European or International Standards.


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