MEMC Solar Panel Recall [Canada]


Canada HCSC RecallCanada/Ottawa: Electronic Distributors International recalls various MEMC Solar Panels due to short circuit, fire, burn hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/s7iyAMEMC Solar Panel

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/37153r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following products are subject to this recall:

  • MEMC Solar Panel with model numbers MAP280ACA, MAP280CAI and MAP280CAH. The Panels were manufactured in 2011 and 2012 and have serial numbers beginning with either FCX11 or FCX12

According to Health Canada, certain Panels have internal invisible defects that could create hot spots or cause a short circuit current posing fire or burn hazards. Some panels could have a tear, hole or cut in their backsheet. This tear may expose conductors that if touched, could cause an electric shock or electrocution to an individual. No incidents or injuries have been reported.

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HCSC ID number: RA-37153
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2913
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