Lenovo Thinkpad Lithium-Ion Battery Recall

27 March 2014


Lithium-Ion batteries supplied with certain Thinkpads may overheat, potentially creating a risk of fire.

Models affected

This recall applies to the lithium-ion batteries supplied with ThinkPad notebook computers shipped worldwide between October 2010 and April 2011.

The batteries were also supplied as optional or replacement batteries.

The models affected are:

ThinkPad T410, T420, T510, W510, X100E, X120E, X200, X201, X201s Series

Edge 11, Edge 13, and Edge 14 Series

Option P/Ns 43R9255, 51J0500, 57Y4186, 57Y4564, 57Y4565, 57Y4625, 57Y4559, 43R9254, 0A36277

Affected batteries can be identified by the following part numbers present on the battery itself - see red ringed number in supplied image for location:

42T4695, 42T4711, 42T4798, 42T4804, 42T4812, 42T4822, 42T4828, 42T4834, 42T4840 and 42T4890


Lithium-Ion batteries supplied with thinkpad laptop computers.