Lenovo Laptop Power Cord Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty recalls some Linetek LS-15 Power Cords for use with Lenovo Laptop Computers due to overheating, fire and burn hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/Gk4jp

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1066502

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Power Cords are subject to this recall:

Linetek LS-15 Power Cord for use with laptop devices, part number: 145000589. A sticker attached to the cord has the name Linetek printed on it and will show a revision date “REV-001005”. In addition, the female plug connector has the imprint “LS-15 Linetek”.

Power Cords for the following Lenovo IdeaPad Laptop Computers are included in this recall:

  • S10-3
  • S10-3t
  • Y560
  • Y560p
  • Y570
  • G550
  • G570
  • G575
  • G560
  • Z560
  • Z570

According to the ACCC, the recalled Power Cords were sold in conjunction with the above listed Lenovo IdeaPad branded Notebooks from 1 February 2011 to 30 June 2012. They were either included in Lenovo products, distributed as part of stand-alone replacement packs or distributed as stand-alone Power Cords.

If you believe you have a recalled Power Cord, please do not use it. Instead, please visit www.lenovo.com/powercord2014 to determine if your Power Cord is affected and, if it is, to arrange for a free replacement Power Cord.

If you have a Power Cord that has been recalled, please be advised that until the replacement cord arrives, you should turn off your system, remove the Power Cord, and dispose of it in a recycle or waste bin. Customers should save the power brick adaptor as the replacement Power Cord will only be the cord going from the power brick adaptor to the wall socket outlet. Customers can continue to use the computer on battery power.

For more information consumers can contact Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd (toll free) on 1800 041 267 or visit www.lenovo.com/powercord2014.

Please note: there have been several recalls of this Power Cord throughout various jurisdictions. To see all related Power Cord recalls, please search for “Power Cord” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2014/14480
Recalls Direct RIN: 4588-2014
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