Policies, Regulations & Directives

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) General Cable has identified that many of its wire and cable products likely qualify for federal stimulus funding under the ARRA, which was signed into law on February 17, 2009.
California Code in U.S.A. - Wiring for Fire Alarm Systems General Cable Corporation confirmed with the California State Fire Marshall’s office that a Building Material Listing is not required for Fire Alarm Systems Wiring (conductors & cable).
California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Information regarding CA Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010
Code of Ethics and Business Conduct for General Cable General Cable's Code of Ethics and Business Conduct articulates that spirit by setting out general principles and policies of conduct for employees to follow every day.
Conflict Minerals General Cable is committed to manufacturing our products without using Conflict Minerals that originate from any sources in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or adjoining countries that directly or indirectly finance or benefit groups committing human rights abuses and contributing to armed conflict in those countries.
Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) General Cable participates in the C-TPAT Program. C-TPAT is an initiative sponsored by the United States Customs and Border Protection Agency with the objective of securing the nation's supply chains.
Deca BDA Update & RoHS On April 1, 2008, the EU Court of Justice decided that the exemption for DecaBDE will end as of June 30, 2008, effectively banning the use of Deca BDE in products sold into the EU after this date.

General Cable does not use DecaBDE in our RoHS compliant cables; therefore, our cables are also compliant with this in addition to the RoHS directive.
ISO: 9001
R.E.A.C.H. In June 2007, the European Union adopted a regulatory framework to manage the risks associated with the use of chemicals imported into the EU. The resulting regulations, named REACH, apply to the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of Chemicals.