5/25/2010

Hewlett-Packard recalling 54K laptop batteries

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 9:16 am

Hewlett-Packard Co. is recalling 54,000 lithium-ion batteries used in HP and Compaq computers after receiving reports of injuries from the batteries overheating and rupturing.

The recall was announced Friday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and expands an earlier recall of 70,000 of the same type of batteries.

 

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