Fujitsu Notebook Battery Recall [US & Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Fujitsu Notebook Battery Recall [US & Canada]Fujitsu America recalls certain Battery Packs for Fujitsu Notebook Computers due to overheating, fire and burn  hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/SEJAG; HCSC: http://ht.ly/SEJDY

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Fujitsu-America-Recalls-Battery-Packs-for-Fujitsu-Notebook-Computers/

Direct Canada link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54964r-eng.php

Fujitsu Notebook Computer Battery Recall [US & Canada]

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Fujitsu Lithium Ion Battery Packs sold or provided as replacement Battery Packs for the following Fujitsu Notebook Computers:

  • Celsius H720 and LIFEBOOK E752, P701, P702, P770, P771, P772, S752, S762 and T580 model Notebook computers. The Battery Packs were also sold separately.

The recalled Battery Packs are black in color and measure approximately 8 inches long, 2 inches wide and about 0.8 inches high. Model number CP556150-1 including all serial numbers, and model number CP556150-2 with serial number range Z120102 through Z120512 are included in this recall. The model and serial numbers are printed on the white Battery label. The Notebook Computer’s model number is printed on a label on the bottom of the Notebook itself.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled products are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the recalled Battery Packs can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Fujitsu has received three (3) reports of the Battery Packs catching fire, including two (2) in Japan and one (1) in China and causing fire damage to rugs, bedding, a desk and other furniture. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Battery Packs, please do not use them. Instead, immediately turn off your Fujitsu Notebook Computer, remove the Battery Pack and contact Fujitsu for a free replacement Battery Pack unit. You can continue to use your Fujitsu Notebook Computer without the Battery Pack by plugging in the AC adapter and power cord.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Fujitsu at 1-800-838-5487 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.fujitsu.com/us and click on the “Important Announcement: Voluntary Battery Recall and Replacement” link for more information.

Canadian customers can contact Fujitsu Canada toll-free at 1-800-8FUJITSU (1-800-838-5487), 24/7 or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.fujitsu.com/us/support/products/computing/notebooks/battery-recall/

Please note: these Lithium Ion Battery Packs have been recalled in another jurisdiction, specifically Australia. To see all notifications regarding this recall, please search for “Fujitsu Notebook Battery” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-249
HCSC ID number: RA-54964
Recalls Direct RIN: 5882-2015
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