HP Recalls 100,000+ Batteries

HP recently announced a recall of over 100,000 batteries in some of their HP, Compaq, EVNY, Presario, Pavilion and ProBook Notebooks. Check out the chart below for battery bar codes, and specific Notebook models affected.

If you have an affected model, contact HP here: https://h30686.www3.hp.com/

Thanks to Laptopmag for the tip.

Affected batteries will match the patterns below. The ^ can be a number, character or a letter. Not all batteries with bar codes matching the patterns below are affected.

Battery Bar Code
6BZLU^^^^^^^^^ 6CGFK^^^^^^^^^ 6CGFQ^^^^^^^^ 6CZMB^^^^^^^^
6DEMA^^^^^^^^ 6DEMH^^^^^^^^ 6DGAL^^^^^^^^ 6EBVA^^^^^^^^^

The following table provides a list of potentially affected Notebook Computer Product Series:

Note: Not all HP Notebook Computers listed below have an affected battery. HP encourages you to validate all batteries shipped with the notebook computer, purchased as accessories or spares, or provided as replacements through Support.

HP Compaq
HP Compaq CQ45 HP Compaq CQ58
HP Pavilion
HP Pavilion 14 HP Pavilion g4
HP Pavilion 15 HP Pavilion g6
HP Pavilion 17 HP Pavilion g7
HP 240 HP 450 HP 650 HP 250 G1 HP 1000
HP 245 HP 455 HP 655 HP 255 G1 HP 2000
HP 246
HP ProBook
HP ProBook 440 GO HP ProBook 450 GO HP ProBook 470 GO HP ProBook 4440s
HP ProBook 440 G1 HP ProBook 450 G1 HP ProBook 470 G1 HP ProBook 4441s
HP ProBook 445 G1 HP ProBook 455 G1 HP ProBook 470 G2 HP ProBook 4445s
HP ProBook 4446s
HP ProBook 4540s
HP ProBook 4545s

Products listed below are also compatible with, but were not shipped with, the affected batteries.

Compaq 435 Compaq 436
Compaq Presario
Compaq Presario CQ42 Compaq Presario CQ56 Compaq Presario CQ62 Compaq Presario CQ72
Compaq Presario CQ43 Compaq Presario CQ57
Compaq Presario CQ45 Compaq Presario CQ58
HP Pavilion
HP Pavilion dv6
HP 243 G1 HP 430 HP 630 HP G42
HP 431 HP 631 HP G56
HP 435 HP 635 HP G62
HP 436 HP 636 HP G62
HP G72
HP ProBook
HP ProBook 4330s HP ProBook 4435s HP ProBook 4530s HP ProBook 430 G2
HP ProBook 4331s HP ProBook 4436s HP ProBook 4535s
HP ProBook 4730s

Note: The product names listed here are products which may be affected by the current Battery Recall program as described on the Program Summary tab on this website. For details of previous battery recall programs please see below.

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