Panasonic Australia Pty Ltd — Panasonic Tablet FZ-G1 (Mk1 to Mk3) and Battery Pack

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What are the defects?

The Tablet battery pack may overheat as the cells contain contaminated materials.

What are the hazards?

There is a risk that the Tablet battery pack may overheat and cause smoke or may ignite posing the risk of a fire hazard to the FZ-G1 Tablet.

What should consumers do?

Firstly, consumers should remove the battery pack and use with the unit plugged into a power source. If using the tablet in the field, consumers should go to www.panasonic.com.au/fzg1productissue to download a BIOS utility upgrade from Panasonic that will allow a safer use of the battery pack. 

Panasonic will be in contact with customers directly and via its website with the final actions and next steps which will be to replace the battery pack or other components.

For further information consumers can contact Panasonic on 1800 700 006 (Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm AEST), by emailing panasonicrecall@salmat.com.au or go to www.panasonic.com.au

Supplier
Panasonic Australia Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product

Sold by Multimedia Technology and Sektor Distribution

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 March 2013 - 28 February 2017

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission