Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd—Lithium-ion batteries for Lenovo ‘Thinkpad’ branded notebooks

Identifying features

Each affected battery will have an associated 7-digit alphanumeric Assembly-Part Number (ASM P/N) and 3-digit alphanumeric date code number (this is different from the alphanumeric serial number for the notebook system itself).

To determine whether your battery is affected please visit www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram2014

What are the defects?

The lithium-ion battery may overheat.

What are the hazards?

If the battery packs overheat, they pose the risk of fire and burn hazard to consumers.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately turn off their computer, remove the battery and only power the computer through the AC adaptor and power cord.

Consumers are asked to visit www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram2014 to determine if they are affected and to arrange for a free replacement battery.

For more information consumers can contact Lenovo (Australia & New Zealand) Pty Ltd (toll free) on 1800 041 021 or visit www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram2014.

Traders who sold this product

Various computer retailers

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 October 2010 - 30 April 2011

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission