IBM—15-inch Computer Monitor

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Product description

Please note: Further to recall of March 2003, IBM has extended the date range to September 1998: Models G51 and G51t (Touch Screen) 15" computer monitors manufactured between June 1997 and September 1998.

What are the defects?

An internal electrical component can overheat and smoke, posing a potential fire hazard.

What are the hazards?


What should consumers do?

Stop using the affected models immediately and call the IBM Repair Centre toll free at 1800 766 766 Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm. Consumers can also obtain information at


IBM Australia Limited

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Responsible regulator

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

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