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RNG Recalls 100-Watt Bendable Solar Panels

The firm's contact information has been updated. August 10, 2021.

  • Renogy 100-watt Bendable Solar Panel
Name of Product:
100-watt bendable solar panels

The solar panels can overheat, posing a risk of fire.

Recall Date:
January 28, 2016

About 1,500 (in addition, about 20 solar panels were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact

Email RNG at

Recall Details


This recall involves Renogy brand 100-watt bendable solar panels. The recalled solar panels are black plastic sheets about 41 inches long by about 21 inches wide by about 1/8 inch thick. Model number RNG-100DB is on the top of the panel, either on the front or back.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled solar panels and return them to RNG for free replacements.


The firm has received 11 reports of the solar panels overheating, including three reports of property damage.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Online at, and from May 2015 through October 2015 for about $300.

RNG Group Inc., of Ontario, Calif.

Manufactured In:
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