Apple Computer—Macintosh Powerbook Batteries

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Product description

Macintosh Powerbook Batteries. For use with Macintosh PowerBook notebook computers. Model Numbers A1045 - Serial Number range HQ404, HQ405, HQ406, HQ407, HQ408.

What are the defects?

The batteries may overheat causing damage to the computer and, if the overheated battery comes into contact with combustible material, posing a fire hazard.

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What should consumers do?

Apple will contact all PowerBook customers whose details it has in order to advise them of the recall and make arrangements to provide those customers who have an affected battery unit with a replacement battery.


Apple Computer Australia Pty Ltd

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Responsible regulator

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

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