The recall was issued after 1 report of a laptop battery fire in Canada. Fujitsu has recalled about 5,800 Panasonic lithium-ion laptop battery packs in the United States and another 606 batteries in Canada.

According to the recall notice posted on February 8:

The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers.”

This recall involves Panasonic lithium-ion battery packs for these Fujitsu notebook computers and workstations, including model numbers: CELSIUS H720, LIFEBOOK E752, E733, E743, E753, P702, P772, S710, S752, S762, T732, T734, and T902.

The recalled battery pack product numbers are CP556150-03, CP579060-01 and CP629458-03. The recalled serial numbers are:

Recalled Battery Pack Part and Serial Numbers
Product Number (P/N)Serial Numbers
The first 7 characters The last 7 characters
CP556150-03Z130119All
Z130120000038Z – 004207Z
Z130131 – Z130205All
CP579060-01Z130129All
Z130130All
Z130131000089Z – 000662Z
Z130221All
Z130304000045Z – 000563Z
001210Z – 001963Z
002302Z – 002847Z
Z130306000017Z – 000524Z
CP629458-03Z130301 – Z130407All

The recalled laptop batteries were sold online at www.shopfujitsu.com between July 2012 and December 2017 for about $170 for the battery. Fujitsu laptops with the recalled batteries sold for $1,100 to $2,900.

Fujitsu is asking consumers to contact the company for a free replacement laptop battery. Until it arrives, consumers should stop using the battery, power off the laptop, and remove the battery. The laptops should be only used by plugging in an AC power supply.

For more information, consumers can call Fujitsu at 800- 835-4878 or 800-8FUJITSU or go online at http://www.Fujitsu.com/us and click on “Product Support” at the bottom, then “Notebook & Tablet PCs” at the bottom, then “Fujitsu Voluntary Battery Recall and Replacement.”

Fujitsu Recalls Laptop Batteries for Fire Hazard

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Source: Fujitsu Recalls Battery Packs for Fujitsu Notebook Computers and Workstations Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

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