Battery recalls

Lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries are occasionally subject to recalls due to possible fire risk.  This is a list of some of the battery recalls known to affect the New Zealand market.

Date Manufacturer Type Model Further information
May 2017 Panasonic Tablet and battery pack FZ-G1 (Mk1 to Mk3) . May overheat. Refer to the manufacturers instructions here. This is not an actual recall.
February 2017 HP and Compaq Notebook batteries. This is an expansion of a previous recall. Various. Check to see if you are affected and if so discontinue using the battery. HP battery recall programme
December 2016 OMP Battery pack Power Bank 5000mAh. May overheat and explode or catch fire. MBIE
November 2016 Toshiba Laptops Affects batteries supplied from July 2013 to November 2016 as a replacement battery for, or with, Satellite models. This is an extension of an earlier recall. MBIE
September 2016 Unbranded Powerbank 2600mA Battery pack MBIE
September 2016 Samsung Phone Galaxy Note7 Samsung or MBIE
July 2016 Denon HEOS 1 Go Pack Rechargeable Battery Speakers Phone B&W Loudspeakers Ltd on 0800-255-800 MBIE
June 2016 HP Notebooks Various HP
January 2016 Toshiba Laptops Various Toshiba
2016 Various Hoverboards Various See the US CSPC for more information or contact your supplier.
January 2015 Paul C. Buff Camera battery pack Vagabond Paul C. Buff
June 2014 Nikon Camera EN-EL3 battery Nikon
May 2014 Panasonic CF-H2 tablet CF-VZSU53AW battery Panasonic
May 2014 Sony Laptop Viao Sony
May 2014 Lenovo Thinkpad laptop T510, W510, X100E, X201, X201s, Edge 11, Edge 13, Mini 10 Lenovo

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Last updated: May 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm