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LG Chem "RESU10H" Lithium-Ion Residential Energy Storage System Batteries

Code SIAR: 32186
Pays Notifiant: États-Unis d’Amérique
URL de la Source: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/LG-Energy-Solution-Michigan-Recalls-Home-Energy-Storage-Batteries-Due-to-Fire-Hazard-0
Date de Publication: 04 août, 2021
Pays d'Origine du Produit: Korea
Unités: About 10,000 (In addition, 2017-2019 RESU 10H were previously recalled for a fire hazard on December 16, 2020.)
Distributeur: 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 April 2019 for about $8,000.
Description du Défaut: This recall involves LG Chem Model RESU 10H lithium-ion storage batteries that were installed as part of a residential energy solar panel system. The recalled batteries allow owners to capture and store energy from the solar panels. The batteries are wall mounted and measure about 29 by 36 by 8 inches. They weigh roughly 220 pounds. The LG logo is located on the top left side of the front panel. The serial number of the recalled product begins with R15563P3 and is located behind the access door of the RESU home battery.
Accidents Signalés: The firm has received five reports of the lithium storage batteries smoking and catching on fire, resulting in property damage and one injury.
Recommandations / Avertissements: Consumers with recalled batteries should immediately contact LG Energy Solution Michigan to schedule a free replacement. LG Energy Solution Michigan will arrange for modifications to recalled batteries that are connected online to reduce the risk of overheating until they can be replaced with new batteries. LG Energy Solution Michigan, its distributors, and its installers also are attempting to contact owners directly.
Information Additionnelle: LG Energy Solution Michigan toll-free at 888-737-8104 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at RESUservice@lgensol.com, or online at www.lgessbattery.com/us or https://www.lgessbattery.com/us/main/main.lg and click on "Battery Recall: Free Replacement Campaign" for more information.