Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd—Lithium-ion batteries sold for Lenovo ‘Thinkpad’ branded notebooks
What are the defects?
The lithium-ion battery may overheat, posing a fire hazard.
What are the hazards?
If the battery packs overheat, they pose the risk of fire and burn hazard to consumers.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should immediately turn off their computer, remove the battery and only power the computer through the AC adaptor and power cord. Consumers are asked to visit www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram2014 to determine if they are affected and to arrange for a free replacement battery.
For more information consumers can contact Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd (toll free) on 1800 041 267 or visit www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram2014.
Various computer retailers
- 1 February 2010 - 30 June 2012
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.