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Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd—LS-15 Power Cord

PRA number: 2014/14480
Date published: 11th December 2014

Product information

Product description

"LS-15" labeled AC Power cables.

The cables being recalled were sold in conjunction with Lenovo ‘IdeaPad’ branded notebooks from 1 February 2011 to 30 June 2012. They were either: (a) included in Lenovo products, (b) distributed as stand-alone replacement packs, or (c) distributed as stand-alone option.

Identifying features

The notebook models affected are:
-S10-3
-S10-3t
-Y560
-Y560p
-Y570
-G550
-G570
-G575
-G560
-Z560
-Z570

Consumers may have been provided an affected power cord even if they do not fall within the range of Affected Models.

The exposure is limited to a single part number (p/n 145000589) for Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. A sticker attached to the cord with the name Linetek on it will show a revision date ‘REV-001005’. The female connector has the imprint ‘LS-15 Linetek’

What are the defects?

In some instances the "LS-15" labelled connector's electrical insulation may degrade over time with the potential to overheat and burn.

What are the hazards?

The AC power cord can overheat, posing a potential fire and burn hazard.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st February 2011 - 30th June 2012

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

- Ingram Micro Pty Ltd (ABN 45 112 487 966)
61 Dunning Avenue, Rosebery NSW 2018 Australia

- Synnex Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 40 052 285 882)
92 Carroll Road, Oakleigh South VIC 3167 Australia

- Dicker Data Ltd (ABN 95 000 969 362)
230 Captain Cook Drive, Kurnell NSW 2231 Australia

Supplier

Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd

Supplier's web site

http://www.lenovo.com.au

What should consumers do?

Consumers are asked to visit www.lenovo.com/powercord2014 to determine if they are affected and to arrange for a free replacement power cord.

If you have a power cord that has been recalled, please be advised that until the replacement cord arrives, you should turn off your system, remove the cord, and dispose of it in a recycle or waste bin. Customers should save the power brick adaptor as the replacement cable will only be the cord going from the power brick adaptor to the wall socket outlet. Customers can continue to use the computer on battery power.

For more information consumers can contact Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd (toll free) on 1800 041 267 or visit www.lenovo.com/powercord2014.

Other regulator reference numbers

Not applicable.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

Australian Powercord Recall Advert.pdf (1.8 MB) NZ Powercord Recall Advert.pdf (1.5 MB) BOCA Recall Strategy ANZ - Final 101214.docx (4.8 MB)