According to news sources, a recall has been issued for SolarBlend Roof Tiles after it was discovered that they posed a fire hazard due to the faulty connectors between the tiles potentially becoming loose.
The recall was announced in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and reportedly affects about 300 installations. The recalled solar roof tiles have the model numbers STP050D-5/ZCB, STP050D-5/ZCF, and STP050D-5/ZCG.There has been one reported fire due to the recalled roof tiles becoming loose, although no injuries were reported in that incident.
Those with the solar roof tile installations should turn them off immediately and contact the company at to schedule a repair if necessary, free of charge. The company is also reportedly currently to be in the process of contacting consumers directly.
As a Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney, I understand the inherent dangers of defective products and the risks they entail. I hope this information can help raise awareness about this recalled product and keep consumers safe. If you or a loved one has been injured through the use or consumption of a defective product, speak with a Riverside personal injury attorney to learn about the legal options available to you.