IBM—IBM ThinkPad Notebook Computer—ELV Adapter

What are the defects?

The adapters may overheat, resulting in melting of the adapter housing and charring of the circuit board inside the housing. The cause of the failure has been determined to be due to cracked soldered joints.

What are the hazards?

Heat Hazard.

What should consumers do?

Adapters affected by this recall should not be left plugged into an AC power outlet while unattended. A replacement unit can be obtained free of charge by visiting the replacement website at or Consumers should call 131 426(Select

IBM Australia Limited
Where the product was sold

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission