Panasonic Australia Pty Ltd—Rechargeable Battery Pack for Panasonic Tablet Computer
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
J Mills Distribution Pty Ltd and Multi Media Technology Pty Ltd
(Distributors of Panasonic Toughbook Computer Products)
- 1 June 2011 - 31 May 2012
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.