Apple is recalling 1.8 million lithium-ion notebook batteries after nine devices overheated, causing minor burns in two users.

Apparently this is the second-biggest computer battery recall in U.S. history, after Dell’s recall of 4.1 million lithium-ion batteries. Both companies use batteries made by Sony Corp..

These are batteries used in G4 iBooks and G4 PowerBooks. You can read all the information by clicking here.

The recalled batteries include those with model numbers A1061, A1078, and A1079 and serial numbers that begin with HQ441 through HQ507 and 3X446 through 3X510. To view the model and serial numbers labeled on the bottom of the battery, you must remove the battery from the computer. The battery serial number is printed in black or dark grey lettering beneath a barcode.

Again, read all the information by clicking here.

The recall is for batteries manufactured from October 2004 through May 2005.


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