Panasonic Australia Pty Ltd—Rechargeable Battery Pack for Panasonic Tablet Computer

Identifying features

Model CF-VZSU53AW
Manufacturing Lot Numbers B6NA, B6YA, B71A, B74A, B75A, B76A, B7CA, B7VA, B83A, BBGA, BBHA, BBJA, BBWA

What are the defects?

The rechargeable battery may contain manufacturing defects and overheat.

What are the hazards?

The rechargeable battery pack may overheat and cause smoke, or ignite posing a fire or burn hazard.

What should consumers do?

Immediately turn off the CF-H2 Panasonic Tablet computer and inspect it to see if it contains the defective battery with the part number CF-VZSU53AW and with the manufacturing lot numbers. Remove the battery (normally two per Tablet) and only be use the Tablet with the AC Adapter and power cord from the mains power until the battery is replaced. Contact Panasonic to determine if you are affected and to arrange a free replacement battery (or two per Tablet).

For further information: Contact Panasonic on the toll free number
1300 665 507 Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 6.00pm (AEST) or via email at panasonicCFH2battery@panasonic.mailus.com.au or go to www.panasonic.com.au

Traders who sold this product

J Mills Distribution Pty Ltd and Multi Media Technology Pty Ltd
(Distributors of Panasonic Toughbook Computer Products)

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 June 2011 - 31 May 2012

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission