Apple follows Dell and recalls Sony-made batteries



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.