Apple Inc.—BEATS by Dr Dre Pill XL

PRA number

2015/14746

Published date

Product description

The Beats Pill XL is an audio speaker which has a "b" Beats logo on the front and it is available in five colours: black, white, metallic sky, pink and titanium. The Beats Pill XL Speaker was supplied in Australia beginning in January 2014 by Beats by Dr. Dre, Apple, and other retailers. No other Apple or Beats product is affected by this issue.
Apple (Pill XL) image
Apple (Pill XL) packaging
Identifying features
Model Number B0514 All Beats by Dr Dre Pill XL portable Speakers are potentially affected and subject to this corrective action.

Other identifying numbers

Model Number B0514
All Beats by Dr Dre Pill XL portable Speakers are potentially affected and subject to this corrective action.

What are the defects?

Apple has determined that, in rare cases, the battery in the Beats Pill XL portable speaker may overheat.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, this poses a fire safety risk which may result in minor injury or property damage.

What should consumers do?

Apple is asking customers to return their Beats Pill XL Speaker at no charge and in exchange, Apple will provide customers with their choice of an Apple Store credit or electronic funds transfer in the amount of AU$415.

More information can be found at http://www.apple.com/au/support/beats-pillxl-recall/

Supplier

Traders who sold this product

The affected products were sold via Apple retail outlets, the Apple online store, the Beats By Dr Dre online store, independent third party retailers and independent online retailers.

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Responsible regulator

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

Product category