Rechargeable computer lithium-ion batteries “Apple - Battery Packs containing rechargeable

Recall published
2005-06-06
Brand
Product title
Product description
Rechargeable computer lithium-ion batteries “Apple - Battery Packs containing rechargeable lithium-ion batteries”. (A 1061 – Serial range “HQ441” to “HQ507” inclusive; A 1079 - Serial range “3X446” to “3X510” inclusive; A 1078 - Serial range “3X446” to “3X509” inclusive).
Risk
Risk of injury / Fire. Due to an internal cell fault, the batteries can overheat producing extreme heat and /or flaming combustion. Six accidents reported, in one case it resulted in burns to the hands of the individual involved. The batteries do not comply with the relevant standards.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers and corrective actions.
Barcode
Model number
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire Injuries
Country of origin
China, Republic of Korea, Taiwan
RAPEX Reference
0292/05
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Ireland

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