Insolroll recalls rechargeable 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.