Velux Issues Skylight Alert Over 'Spontaneous Glass Breakage' Risks
June 21, 2011

VELUX in Europe has issued a product warning due to risk of spontaneous glass breakage in portions of its skylights sold in the past.

“We have registered a level of spontaneous glass breakage in a specific type of small pane produced and sold between 1997 and 2003,” according to statement on the company’s website. “Under specific conditions, generally experienced in the winter, there is a minor risk that the inner glass may break spontaneously, with the possibility of glass fragments falling. We take the quality of our products seriously and have decided to issue a product warning to inform our customers.”

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