Panasonic Lithium-ion Laptop Battery Recall [US & Canada]


Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Panasonic Lithium-ion Laptop Battery Recall [US & Canada]Panasonic recalls an estimated 497 Lithium-ion Laptop Battery Packs due to fire hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/106TLY; HCSC: http://ht.ly/106TQ0

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Panasonic-Recalls-Lithium-ion-Laptop-Battery-Packs/

Direct Canada link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/57492r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Panasonic six-cell Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) Battery Packs sold in Panasonic CF-S10 Series Laptop Computers.

The phrases, “Panasonic” and “CF-S10” are printed on the surface of the Laptop on the left side below the keyboard. Battery Packs with the following model numbers and production lot numbers are being recalled:

  • Model: CF-VZSU61U, lot numbers: BAW, BBX, BC, C1, C2
  • Model: CF-VZSU61R, lot numbers: BAW, BBX, BC, C1, C2

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. An additional image of the recalled Laptop Batteries is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, conductive foreign material was mixed into the Battery cells during manufacturing. This poses a risk of fire.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Lithium-ion Laptop Battery Packs, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Panasonic toll-free at 1-855-772-8324 anytime. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.panasonic.com and click on the Product Recall link for more information.

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: 16-126
HCSC ID number: RA-57492
Recalls Direct RIN: 6761-2016
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