SolarSave Solar Panel Recall [US]


US FDA RecallUS/Washington: Centex Homes recalls some SolarSave Solar Panels Roof Panels due to fire hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/v95mX3285 - SolarSaveSolarPanelsRoofPanel

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Centex-Homes-Recalls-Solar-Panels/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves some Open Energy 34 watt (OE-34) Solar Panel Energy Systems sold under the brand name Open Energy SolarSave Roofing Tiles.

SolarSave panels replace conventional roof tiles and provide solar power to the building. This recall involves all brown, terracotta and gray OE-34 SolarSave roof tiles installed on new homes sold by Centex Homes (“Centex”). This recall does not include any other solar panels, except for the OE-34 model, installed on homes sold by Centex.

According to the CPSC, SolarSave Solar Panels Roof Panels represent a fire hazard. Two incidents in which roof fires originated in or near the recalled Roof Panels have been reported. These incidents involve homes sold by Centex. No injuries have been reported.

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CPSC recall number: 14-138
Recalls Direct RIN: 3286-2014
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