Monday, March 28, 2016

Panasonic Recalls Lithium-ion Laptop Battery Packs Due to Fire Hazard

Recall date: March 21, 2016
Recall number: 16-126
Panasonic CF-S10 Series laptop computer

Recall Summary

Name of product: Lithium-ion Computer Battery Packs
Conductive foreign material was mixed into the battery cells during manufacturing, posing a risk of fire.
Consumer Contact: Panasonic toll-free at 855-772-8324 anytime or visit and click on Product Recall for more information.
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Recall Details

In conjunction with

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About 387 (in addition, 110 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves Panasonic six-cell lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery packs sold in Panasonic CF-S10 Series laptop computers. “Panasonic” and “CF-S10” are on the surface of the laptop on the left side below the keyboard. Battery packs with the following model numbers and production lot numbers are being recalled:

Model Numbers
Lot Numbers
BAW, BBX, BC, C1, C2

The model number and lot number are located on the battery pack nameplate.
None reported
Consumers should immediately stop using the laptop computer with the recalled battery, power off the device, remove the battery pack and contact Panasonic for a free replacement battery pack.
Sold at
Panasonic dealers from December 2011 through August 2013 for about $2,000 for the laptop. 
Panasonic Corporation of North America, of Newark, N.J.
Manufactured in

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