Name of product: Lithium-ion Computer Battery Packs
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|
|CF-VZSU61U||BAW, BBX, BC, C1, C2|
The model number and lot number are located on the battery pack nameplate.
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.
Panasonic dealers from December 2011 through August 2013 for about $2,000 for the laptop.
Panasonic Corporation of North America, of Newark, N.J.