HP recalls 70,000 laptop batteries

Posted: May 17, 2009 in Tech

HP has issued a voluntary battery recall for around 70,000 litium-ion batteries that it claims are a potential fire hazard.

The laptops affected by the recall include models from the Pavillion, Presario and Compaq ranges and includes 21 models in total. HP also said that the batteries had been sold separately as well.

HP advices users to validate their laptops and batteries to see if its affected by the recall especially if it was purchased between August 2007 and March 2008.

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