Maxwell Optical Industries Pty Ltd—Nikon EN-EL3 lithium-ion rechargeable batteries

PRA number

2005/8152

Published date

Product description

For Nikon Digital SLR cameras. Sold between August 2004 and October 2005. These batteries were an included accessory for Nikon D100, D70 and D50 Digital SLR cameras or sold as individual batteries. All lot numbers beginning with 44A, 46A, 47A, 48A, 49A, 4AA, 4BA, 4CA, 51A, 53A, 54A.

Reasons the product is recalled

The battery may overheat causing the battery to become deformed or possibly in the worst cases to catch fire.

The hazards to consumers

Fire

What consumers should do

Remove the battery from your camera and discontinue use immeadiately. For further information visit http://www.maxwell.com.au/support/batteryreplacement.htm, or email recall@maxwell.com.au, or call 1800 810 259 (9-4.30 weekdays AEDST).

Supplier

Maxwell Optical Industries Pty Limited

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

Product category

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