Panasonic Toughbook Battery Pack Recall [UK]


UK FSA RecallUK/Basildon: Panasonic recalls some Toughbook CF-H2 Tablet PC Series Battery Packs due to overheating and fire hazards. TSI: http://ht.ly/xq2zN

Direct link: http://www.tradingstandards.gov.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=309321

Additional information:
The UK Trading Standards Institute (“TSI”) reports the following Battery Packs are subject to this recall:

  • Panasonic Toughbook CF-H2 Tablet PC Series Battery Packs, model CF-VZSU53AW

According to the TSI, there is a known issue with the Battery Packs included in Toughbook CF-H2 Tablet PC Series manufactured from June, 2011 through to May, 2012 – and those sold as accessories or used as replacements during servicing. Due to a manufacturing problem, these particular Battery Packs may overheat and, in rare instances, cause the Notebook itself to ignite.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 3585-2014
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