Lenovo—IBM branded ThinkPad notebook PCs—Batteries that were sold with or for use with laptops.

Identifying features

The batteries are 9-cell extended life packs that were sold with the following Lenovo and/or IBM branded ThinkPad notebook personal computers.

ThinkPad Notebook Series/Models:
T series (T60 and T60p)
Z Series (Z60m, Z61e, Z61m and Z61p)
R series (R60 and R60e)

The subject batteries were also sold separately as extra or replacement batteries for the above series/models in the period November 2005 to February 2007 inclusive. Battery Part/Model numbers: FRU P/N 92P1131.

What are the defects?

If the notebook personal computer is struck forcefully on the corner, such as from a direct fall to the ground, the battery pack can overheat and pose a potential fire hazard.

What are the hazards?


What should consumers do?

To determine whether their battery is the subject of this recall customers should contact Lenovo by visiting www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram 24 hours a day or by calling 131 426 (toll free) between 9am and 9pm AEST 7 days a week.

Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Limited
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 November 2005 - 28 February 2007

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission