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Illustrated Changes to the NEC, 2005 Edition - Part 2

Article 725

Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3 Remote-Control, Signaling, and Power-Limited Circuits

725.3 Other Articles

Part I. General

Text revised to specify that accessible portions of abandoned Class 2, Class 3, and PLTC cables must be removed.

(B) Spread of Fire or Products of Combustion.
To limit the spread of fire or products of combustion within a building, the accessible portion of optical fiber cable that isn't terminated at equipment and not identified for future use with a tag must be removed.
Figure 725-1

Author's Comment: This rule doesn't require the removal of cables installed in raceways.

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