HP Notebook Computer Battery Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: 7177 - HPNotebookComputerBatteriesHP PPS Australia Pty recalls certain batch/lots of HP Notebook Computer Batteries due to overheating and consequential fire and burn hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/W7XW301An0J

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1088515

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

  • Battery Packs supplied with certain HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP Envy, HP Pavilion Notebook computers. Not all HP notebook PCs listed above have an affected Battery pack.

The first characters of the unique number of a potentially affected battery will be: 6CGFQ, 6DEMA, 6CGFK, 6EBVA, 6CZMB, 6DEMH, 6BZLU or 6DGAL. The complete number will need to be verified by HP to determine if the Battery is actually one that is affected. Please see the Web site listed below.

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

According to the ACCC, the affected Batteries have the potential to overheat and therefore, catch fire and/or burn.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Batteries, please do not use them. Instead, kindly visit the HP Battery Recall Web site at: http://www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2016 to validate your battery.

If the validation process indicates that your battery is affected, please cease use of the battery immediately and remove it from the notebook computer. HP will provide a replacement battery for each verified, affected battery, at no cost.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2016/15143
Recalls Direct RIN: 6575-2016
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