Apple has determined that certain lithium-ion batteries containing cells manufactured by Sony Corporation of Japan pose a safety risk that may result in overheating under rare circumstances.

The affected batteries were sold worldwide from October 2003 through August 2006 for use with the following notebook computers: 12-inch iBook G4, 12-inch PowerBook G4 and 15-inch PowerBook G4.

1.8 million lithium-ion notebook batteries will be recalled.

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..

You can read all the information by clicking here.

You can also call 800-275-2273, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, CDT everyday.

The recall is for batteries manufactured from October 2003 through May 2006.

Please check your battery to make sure it is not part of the reacall!


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