VITALink® 2 Hour Fire Resistive CI/CIC (Shielded)

VITALink® is a registered trademark of RSCC Wire & Cable, LLC, a Marmon Wire & Cable/Berkshire Hathaway Company.

VITALink® 2 Hour Fire Resistive CIC


  • Conductors: 18-14 AWG Solid Cu. specially engineered to minimize embrittlement due to fire exposure
  • Tape: Flame Retardant Tape
  • Core Assembly: Color coded conductors: Black and Red
  • Shield: Copper/Polyester Tape applied over core
  • Drain Wire: Stranded Bare Copper

Insulation: Low Smoke, Zero Halogen Thermoset Fire-Roc™

Jacket: Red Low Smoke, Zero Halogen Polyolefin (sequential footage marker provided every 2 feet)


  • Emergency Voice/Alarm Communication Smoke and Fire Alarm Systems
  • Fireman’s Telephone and Area of Refuge Communication Systems
  • Visible Notification Appliances


36397, 36316, 35785

Part Numbers & Specs

SpecPart NumberNo. of ConductorsAWGNominal Diameter (inches)Nominal Weight (lbs./1000 ft.)Nominal Capacitance (pF/ft.) 


  • Refer to installation instructions for hardware certifications
  • Refer to R27557 Fire Resistive Cable (UL)
  • VITALink® Brand Type FPLR-CI-ST1, CMR-CI-LS, & CL3R-CI-ST1 for use in System No. FHIT.40A and FHIT7.40A
  • For use as CIC cable, installation follows FHIT.40A/FHIT7.40A and Comtran’s installation instructions.
  • For use as CI cable, installation follows the NEC and local code.
  • Authorities having Jurisdiction should be consulted before installation


  • NEC type FPLR-CI-ST1, CMR-CI-LS, & CL3R-CI-ST1 for use in Electrical Circuit Integrity System FHIT 40A
  • c(UL) Listed CMR-LS
  • CEC and CSA Listed FAS 105 to C22.2 No. 208-14
  • UL Certified to ANSI/UL 2196 2-Hour fire rating for use in FHIT system 40A. (See UL Fire Resistance Directory R27557)
  • CAN/ULC-S139 Certified with Hose Stream Test for use in FHIT7 system 40A
  • UL 1424 Listed for Power-Limited Fire Alarm Cables; 300V / 105°C
  • UL 13 Listed for Power-Limited Circuit Cables; 300V / 105°C
  • UL 444 Listed for Communication Cable; 300V / 105°C
  • NFPA 70, 72, 130, 502
  • Fire certified for power-limited system use at 72V phase-to-phase utilization voltage
  • Sunlight Resistant
  • For use in wet locations
  • NYC Electrical Advisory Board approval # 54502, April 2017
  • California State Fire Marshal Approved