Batteries sold with Dell Inspiron 5000e and Dell Inspiron 5000 Notebooks. The text "DELL" and "Made in Japan" or 'Cell made in Japan" also appears on a small blue label at the rear of the batteries.
What are the defects?
The batteries can overchage, potentially causing them to overheat, release smoke and possibly catch fire.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should remove the battery from their notebook computer and contact Dell immediately to determine if the battery is part of this recall. Contact is by: email at support.dell.com/i5000battery, or call 1800 505 190 (Australia) or 0800 935 525.
Dell Computer Pty Limited
Where the product was sold