RNG Recalls 100-Watt Bendable Solar Panels Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

This recall involves Renogy brand 100-watt bendable solar panels. The recalled solar panels are black plastic sheets about 41 inches long by about 21 inches wide by about 1/8 inch thick. Model number RNG-100DB is on the top of the panel, either on the front or back.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The solar panels can overheat, posing a risk of fire.
  • Remedy
    Replace
  • Incidents
    The firm has received 11 reports of the solar panels overheating, including three reports of property damage.  No injuries have been reported.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled solar panels and return them to RNG for free replacements.
  • Sold At
    Online at Amazon.com, eBay.com and Renogy-store.com from May 2015 through October 2015 for about $300.
 
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