HP Adds 54K More Computer Batteries To Recall

Law360, New York (May 21, 2010, 5:48 PM EDT) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. has warned that another 54,000 lithium-ion battery packs used in its notebook computers could overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

HP announced the expanded recall Wednesday as a follow-up to its May 2009 recall of about 70,000 battery packs. Both recalls were voluntary and in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

“We are taking this action as part of our commitment to provide the highest quality of service to our notebook customers,” HP said in a statement. “We are proactively...
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