Lenovo has not too long ago began a laptop recall within the United States and Canada due to problems that would motive various fashions to overheat and sooner or later catch hearth, and now Fujitsu does the similar factor due to what seems to be a foul battery on particular notebooks and workstations.
One such computer that’s integrated within the recall has already stuck hearth, in accordance to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), however no different main points had been equipped except for the truth that the incident happened in Canada. Most most likely, the battery overheated and led to the instrument to burst into flames, however that is simply natural hypothesis presently.
The gadgets themselves aren’t those to blame for the problem, however the Panasonic lithium-ion battery packs which can be getting used on them, and CPSC says there are round five,800 gadgets impacted within the United States and some other 606 in Canada.
Stop the use of the laptops
According to their recall announcement, “the lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers.” Fujitsu has agreed to exchange the battery with a brand new one.
The affected fashions come with Fujitsu Celsius H720 and a number of other LifeBook fashions – you’ll be able to see the total checklist within the desk on the finish of the thing. The recalled battery product numbers are CP556150-03, CP579060-01 and CP629458-03, and you’ll be able to decide in case your instrument is integrated in this system through checking the white sticky label at the battery and evaluating the numbers with those within the desk underneath.
“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,” the CPSC says.
Consumers within the United States who search additional information at the recall program can touch Fujitsu immediately at 800- 835-4878 or 800-8FUJITSU.