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TOSHIBA Australia Pty Ltd—Rechargeable PC Battery

PRA number: 2016/15204
Date published: 11th February 2016

Product information

Product description

Li-Ion Battery used on certain Toshiba Laptops and Notebook PCs.

Identifying features

PC MODEL NUMBERS are R700, R830, A660, C50-A, C50D-A, C640, C650,C650D, C660, C660D, C850,C850D, L630,L640,L650, L650D, L670,L70-A, L730, L750, L750D, L830, L840, L850, L850D, NB10-A, P70-A, P750, P770, P840, P850, P870, R830, S70-B, S70T-B, C50, C650, C660, C70, C850, C850D, C870, L640, L650, L670, L70, L730, L740, L750, L770, L850, L870, NB10, R840

What are the defects?

There is a risk that the rechargeable battery pack may overheat, cause smoke or may ignite.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, there is a risk of a fire or a burn hazard to consumers.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st June 2011 - 30th September 2015

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Retail Stores such as Harvey Norman, Good Guys, JB HiFi


TOSHIBA Australia Pty Ltd

Supplier's web site


What should consumers do?

1.Turn your PC off, switch off at the wall socket, unplugged it from the AC adaptor and remove your battery immediately.
2.Visit the Toshiba website, www.mytoshiba.co.nz/support to validate if your Battery Pack is affected. You can use your computer on the AC adaptor without the battery.
3.If affected you will be asked to register to receive a free replacement Battery Pack.

For further information contact Toshiba (Australia) Pty Ltd on 13 30 70

Advertisements and supporting documentation

AUS TAP Safety Recall panasonic V1.doc (173.5 KB)