Sony Australia Limited—VAIO Laptop Battery Packs (UPDATED)
What are the defects?
Some battery packs, manufactured by Panasonic for Sony, which are supplied with these products are in a batch that has the possibility to overheat due to a manufacturing issue.
What are the hazards?
If the battery overheats, this poses a potential fire and burn hazard to consumers.
What should consumers do?
PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously checked your battery pack serial number in response to the initial announcement of March, you are still required to RE-CHECK if your battery pack is affected by this current issue.
Sony Authorised VAIO retailers including Sony Web site, Sony Centres, Harvey Norman, JB HiFi
- 1 December 2012 - 1 September 2013
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.