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LG Chem “RESU 10H” Lithium-Ion Residential Energy Storage System

Código SIAR: 31212
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/LG-Energy-Solution-Michigan-Recalls-Home-Energy-Storage-Batteries-Due-to-Fire-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 16 dic, 2020
País de Origen del Producto: Corea
Unidades: About 1,815
Distribuidor: Various distributors of solar energy storage systems nationwide, including, but not limited to Sunrun, AEE Solar, Baywa, CED, Krannich, Independent Electric Supply, and Inter Island Solar Supply, from January 2017 through March 2019 for about $8,000.
Descripción del Defecto: This recall involves the LG Chem Model RESU 10H lithium-ion storage battery that is installed as part of a residential energy solar panel system. The recalled battery allows owners to capture and store energy from the solar panels. The batteries are wall mounted and measure 29.30 x 35.70 x 8.10 inches. They weigh roughly 220 pounds. The LG Chem logo is located on the top left side of the front panel. The serial number of the recalled product begins with R15563P3SSEG and is located behind the access door of the RESU 10H (Type-R) home battery.
Accidentes Reportados: The firm has received five reports of fires resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Recomendaciones / Advertencias: Consumers with recalled batteries should immediately contact LG Energy Solution Michigan to schedule a free replacement. LG Energy Solution Michigan, its distributors and its installers also are attempting to contact all owners directly to arrange for modifications to the recalled batteries to reduce the risk of overheating until they can be replaced with new batteries.
Información Adicional: LG Energy Solution Michigan toll-free at 866-263-0301 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at RESUservice@lgensol.com, or online at www.lgessbattery.com/us and click on “Battery Recall: Free Replacement Campaign” for more information.