Delta Electronics Eltek Solar Inverter Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Delta Electronics Eltek Solar Inverter Recall [US]Delta Electronics USA Inc., a Plano, Texas recalls an estimated 2,600 Delta Electronics Eltek Solar Inverters due to suspected component failure and consequential risk of fire, impact and property damage, all serious health ands safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/fy3t30nFhcV

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Delta-Electronics-Recalls-Solar-Inverters-Due-to-Fire-and-Impact-Hazards

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves the Eltek THEIA HE-t String Inverters, devices that convert DC power from residential solar panels to AC power supplied to the electrical grid system.

  • The recalled Inverters measure approximately 28 inches high by 14 inches wide by 6.5 inches deep. They were sold in four (4) different kilowatt ratings: 2.0 kW, 2.9 kW, 3.8, kW and 4.4 kW. The brand, “Eltek”, and the model designations “THEIA” and “HE-t” can be found on the front display panel of the Inverters. Depending on the specific installation, the Inverters could be installed in various places in consumers’ homes.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled products can be found on the Web site/sites listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the capacitors is the recalled Inverters can fail and allow heat to build up and the cover can eject with force from the unit, posing fire and impact hazards. Delta Electronics has received eleven (11) reports of the capacitors failing and allowing heat buildup, including two (2) reports of the cover forcibly ejecting from the Inverter units. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Solar Inverters, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Delta Electronics toll-free at 1-888-770-7142 from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.eltek.com and click on the “Product Recall” link for more information.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 19-061
Recalls Direct RIN: 11106-2019
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