Thursday, April 26, 2007

Acer notebook recall of Sony Batteries

We've already posted recalls for Fujitsu,Gateway,Lenovo, Sony and Toshiba. Are there any other major notebooks that are using Sony batteries?
Please let us know. SV

San Jose, Calif., April 25, 2007 – Acer America, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, today announced a voluntary recall of approximately 27,000 rechargeable lithium ion batteries containing battery cells manufactured by Sony Energy Devices Corp. Under certain circumstances, these batteries may overheat and create a potential fire hazard. As announced previously by the CPSC, there have been 16 reports of notebook batteries overheating. These reports were associated with earlier recalls by other notebook computer manufacturers of batteries containing these Sony cells. None of these reports involved batteries in Acer notebook computers, however, the company is cooperating with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Sony to act in the interest of customer safety.


Sony recalls

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