Hewlett-Packard and Compaq—Notebook Computer Battery Packs

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Product description

Lithuim-Ion rechargable battery packs manufactured between 1 January 2005 and 10 January 2005. The affected battery packs have a bar-code label starting with L32901551 and are for use in the HP Pavilion dv1000, ze2000, Compaq Presario V2000 and Compaq M2000 notebook computers.

What are the defects?

There is a risk of cell overcharge in the battery packs. The result may be failure of the battery pack, with the cell rupturing and/or releasing gas pressure and thermal energy, melting the plastic and producing smoke and/or fire.

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What should consumers do?

To determine whether you battery pack is affect either visit www.hp.com/support/BatteryReplacement or call the national phone number 13 10 74.


Hewlett-Packard 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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