Battery Packs Recalled for Fujitsu Notebook Computers and Workstations Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Fujitsu Recalls Battery PacksFujitsu has issued a recall for battery packs used in Fujitsu Notebook computers and workstations. The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.

This recall involves Panasonic lithium-ion battery packs for these Fujitsu notebook computers and workstations: CELSIUS H720, LIFEBOOK E752, E733, E743, E753, P702, P772, S710, S752, S762, T732, T734, and T902. Recalled battery pack product numbers are CP556150-03, CP579060-01 and CP629458-03. The product and serial numbers are printed on a white sticker on the battery.

There are approximately 6,400 models affected that were sold online at www.shopfujitsu.com to the U.S. and Canada from July 2012 through December 2017 for about $170 for the battery pack sold separately and between $1,100 and $2,900 for the battery packs sold with Fujitsu notebook computers and workstations.

One report of a battery fire in Canada has been received. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled battery packs, power off the laptop, remove the battery and follow instructions to obtain a free replacement battery pack. Until a replacement battery pack is received, consumers should use the laptop by plugging in AC power only.

Source: CPSC 

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