PhotoFujitsu America of Sunnyvale, Calif., is recalling about 6,400 battery packs used in Fujitsu notebook computers and workstations sold in the U.S. and Canada.

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

The company has received one report of a battery fire in Canada.

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.

Serial numbers included in the recall are:

Recalled Battery Pack Part and Serial Numbers

Product Number (P/N)

Serial Numbers

The first 7 characters

The last 7 characters

CP556150-03

Z130119

All

Z130120

000038Z - 004207Z

Z130131 - Z130205

All

CP579060-01

Z130129

All

Z130130

All

Z130131

000089Z - 000662Z

Z130221

All

Z130304

000045Z - 000563Z

001210Z - 001963Z

002302Z - 002847Z

Z130306

000017Z - 000524Z

CP629458-03

Z130301 - Z130407

All

The battery packs, manufactured in China, were sold online at www.shopfujitsu.com 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.

What to do

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.

Consumers may contact Fujitsu at 800- 835-4878 or 800-8FUJITSU from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online at http://www.fujitsu.com/us/support/products/computing/notebooks/battery-recall/2018.html for more information.


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