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Sony Australia Limited—VAIO Laptop Battery Packs

PRA number: 2016/15231
Date published: 1st March 2016
SN Position 3 Battery w circle

Product information

Product description

SONY Laptop Battery Packs VGP-BPS26

Identifying features

SVE15137CGP
SVE15138CGS
SVE15138CGW
or as a replacement during repair

What are the defects?

Some battery packs, manufactured by Panasonic for Sony, which are supplied with these products are in a batch that has the possibility to overheat due to a manufacturing issue.

What are the hazards?

If the battery overheats, this poses a potential fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Dates available for sale

  • 1st December 2012 - 1st September 2013

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Sony Authorised VAIO retailers including Sony Web site, Sony Centres, Harvey Norman, JB HiFi

Supplier

Sony Australia Limited

Supplier's web site

http://www.sony.com.au/support/announcement/610886

What should consumers do?

Check the battery Serial Number to determine if it is in the batch in question. If so, cease using the battery and only use the PC on AC power via its supplied adaptor. Contact Sony to arrange a replacement battery.