Panasonic Australia Pty Ltd—Rechargeable Battery Pack CF-VZSU61U

Identifying features

All CF-VZSU61U batteries sold in Australia with manufacturing lot numbers BAW, BBF, BBX, BBY, BC, C1 C2 and C3. The part number and lot manufacturing number may be found on the sticker attached to the battery.

What are the defects?

There is a risk that the rechargeable battery pack may overheat cause smoke or may ignite.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, there is a risk of a fire or a burn hazard to consumers and to the CF-S10 Panasonic Toughbook Computer

What should consumers do?

Immediately turn off the CF-S10 Panasonic Toughbook Computer and inspect it to see if it contains the defective battery with the part number CF-VZSU61U.

Remove the battery and only use the Computer with the AC Adapter, power cord and mains supply power until the battery is replaced.

Contact Panasonic to determine if you are affected and to arrange a free replacement battery.

Contact Panasonic on the toll free number 1300 665 507 Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 6.00pm (AEST) or via email at or go to

Traders who sold this product

Multi Media Technology Pty Ltd (Distributor of Panasonic Toughbook Computer Products)

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 April 2012 - 1 June 2013

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission