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Insolroll recalls rechargeable roller shades

The motor of the roller shades has a built-in lithium battery that can overheat while being charged, posing a fire risk.
Insolroll Solar Powered and Rechargeable Motor Roller Shades

Insolroll Window Shading Systems, of Louisville, Colo., announced a recall of its Insolroll Solar Powered and Rechargeable Motor Roller Shades due to a fire hazard. 

The voluntary recall affectes about 1,500 units sold at independent window covering installer retailers nationwide from June 2012 through March 2013 for $400 to $700 per window shade. 

The motor of these roller shades has a built-in lithium battery that can overheat while being charged, posing a fire risk, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Insolroll has received one report of the motor on the shade overheating and creating a fire. No injuries have been reported. 


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