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Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd—Lithium-ion batteries for Lenovo ‘Thinkpad’ branded notebooks

PRA number: 2014/14037
Date published: 31st March 2014
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Product information

Product description

The batteries being recalled were sold for Lenovo 'ThinkPad' branded notebooks from October 2010 to April 2011.

They were:
(a) included in Lenovo products,
(b) distributed as stand-alone replacement packs, or
(c) distributed as a stand-alone option.

The notebook models affected are:

T510, W510
X100E, X201, X201s
Edge 11, Edge 13
Mini 10

Identifying features

Each affected battery will have an associated 7-digit alphanumeric Assembly-Part Number (ASM P/N) and 3-digit alphanumeric date code number (this is different from the alphanumeric serial number for the notebook system itself).

To determine whether your battery is affected please visit www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram2014

What are the defects?

The lithium-ion battery may overheat.

What are the hazards?

If the battery packs overheat, they pose the risk of fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st October 2010 - 30th April 2011

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Various computer retailers

Supplier

Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd

Supplier's web site

http://www.lenovo.com.au

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately turn off their computer, remove the battery and only power the computer through the AC adaptor and power cord.

Consumers are asked to visit www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram2014 to determine if they are affected and to arrange for a free replacement battery.

For more information consumers can contact Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd (toll free) on 1800 041 021 or visit www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram2014.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

Recall Notice.pdf (80.5 KB)