Apple follows Dell and recalls Sony-made batteries

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25 August 2006 — Cupertino (CA): Apple Computer has recalled 1.8 million Sony-built Mac laptop batteries.

 

The lithium-ion batteries that were made by a Japanese subsidiary of Sony and used by both Apple and Dell are susceptible to overheating, a possible fire hazard.

 

On 15 August OPI reported Dell’s recall of 4.1 million laptop batteries in what was the biggest ever recall of electrical products.