Fujitsu Notebook Battery Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Fujitsu Notebook Battery Recall [Australia]Fujitsu PC Asia Pacific recalls certain Fujitsu LifeBook Computers incorporating Lithium Ion-based Panasonic Battery Packs due to possible overheating, fire and burn hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/SJdx8

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1076251

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports this recall involves certain Fujitsu Lithium Ion Battery Packs sold or provided as replacement Battery Packs for the following Fujitsu Notebook Computers:

  • Fujitsu Notebook computer models: E752, P702, S792, SH792
  • Estimated shipment period from 2012 May to 2012 July
  • Battery part numbers: CP556150-01 and CP556150-02
  • Battery serial number range: Z120102 to Z120512

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Notebook Computer’s design and retail presentation.

According to the ACCC, the recalled Lithium Ion Battery Packs can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

According to other recall sources, 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.

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

Visit the Fujitsu Web site http://www.fujitsu.com/hk/support/products/2015-battery-recall.html for more details.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to overheating Batteries, please search for “batteries” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2015/14886
Recalls Direct RIN: 5888-2015
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