Toshiba Client Solutions ANZ Pty Limited — Battery Packs used in certain Toshiba Laptops
What are the defects?
The affected batteries may overheat because of a short circuit.
What are the hazards?
If batteries overheat, they can be a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
What should consumers do?
Owners of Toshiba laptops should to go to the Toshiba website www.mytoshiba.com.au/support/announcements to download and run a software utility that will check if their battery is affected. If their laptop battery is affected, the consumer should register with Toshiba to receive a replacement battery pack.
Major electrical retailers and smaller resellers.
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.