Lithium ion rechargeable battery packs

Recall published
2010-05-31
Brand
Product title
Lithium ion rechargeable battery packs
Product description
There are four different battery pack designs, each of which is compatible with a subset of the listed notebook computers. The date code is embedded in a code printed on an adhesive label affixed to the inner surface of the battery pack. They are black and rectangular in appearance with safety markings and labelling.
Risk
The products pose a risk of fire because there is the possibility that the batteries can overheat. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD).
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Lithium ion rechargeable battery packs used with various Hewlett-Packard and Compaq notebook computers:
HP Pavilion: dv2000, dv2500. dv2700, dv6000, dv6500, dv6700, dv9000, dv9500, dv9700, dx6000, dx6500 and dx6700
Compaq Presario: A900, C700, F500, F700, V3000, V3500, V3700, V6000, V6500 and V6700
HP Compaq: 6510b
6515b
6710b
6710s
6715b
6715s and 6720s
HP: G6000 and G7000
The notebook computers themselves are not subject to the recall action.
All affected packs will have a CT coding that includes the following sequences where ^ can be any letter A-Z or number 0-9: 62940^^AXV ^^^^ 65000^^B5V^^^^ 65033^^B7U^^^^
65033^^B7V ^^^^
65033BGU^^^^ 65035^^B7U^^^^
65035^^B7V^^^^
65035^^BGU^^^^
65035BGV^^^^ 67059^^V8U^^^^
67059^^V8V^^^^ Not all packs that include one of these sequences is subject to the recall. Verification of the complete code by HP is required.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0849/10
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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