Apple—Macintosh iBook and PowerBook Batteries

What are the defects?

Batteries may overheat causing damage to the computer and, if the overheated battery comes into contact with combustible material, posing a fire hazard with a consequent risk of burns or other injuries.

What are the hazards?

Fire (risk of burns or other injuries).

What should consumers do?

Apple will contact customers and make arrangements to provide them with a replacement battery.

Apple Computer Australia Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission