I'd do it anyway because I think the inspectors would find it acceptable. I
remember back in the eighties many companies were specifying isolated ground
receptacles. The contractors were installing 3 wire BX and Romex with the r
ed wire re-identified with green tape and they passed inspection. At that
time the wire marking code references were less liberal than they are now.
Now of course hospital BX and MC cable are readily available with insulated
What have you lost? 5 minutes and a couple pieces of green tape or a
dab of paint. :)
As noted, w/ old work and done in a workmanlike way, I've not run across
an inspector who would require pulling a new cable simply for the sake
of running new cable...
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