“Sony plans to recall 340,000 rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that shipped with notebook computers in the US, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced Monday,” Erica Ogg reports for CNET News.
Ogg reports, “The news comes on top of Sony’s earlier recall this month of 60,000 batteries for its popular Vaio range of laptops due to concerns about potential overheating. At the time a Sony spokeswoman said that the recall was initially confined to Japan, but could extend overseas.”
“Batteries that shipped with laptops sold by Fujitsu, Gateway, Sony and Toshiba comprise the latest recall, the CPSC said in a statement issued yesterday in the US. Sony is expected to make its own official announcement in Japan today, CPSC said in a statement,” Ogg reports.
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