LG Energy Solution Australia is undertaking a safety recall for certain residential energy storage system batteries (ESS Home Batteries). Affected batteries can overheat and catch fire. This can cause injury, death or damage to property. Incidents have occurred and caused damage to property.
What is the issue?
LG Energy Solution Australia is undertaking a safety recall for certain residential energy storage system batteries (ESS Home Batteries) equipped with cells manufactured between 29 March 2017 and 13 September 2018 (Replacement Recall).
LG Energy Solution Australia first announced the safety recall on 24 February 2021 and later expanded the recall in August 2021 to include additional models. A recall notice is available on the Product Safety Australia website.
Additional batteries subject to recall
A new safety recall (Diagnostic Software Recall) was recently notified to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission by LG Energy Solution Australia which covers ESS Home Batteries equipped with cells manufactured between 21 January 2016 to 28 March 2017, or between 14 September 2018 to 30 June 2019 (PRA2022/19550).
If you have not already had your unit replaced or refunded as part of the Replacement Recall, you should check your product again to see if your unit is subject to the Diagnostic Software Recall.
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