Gateway: Battery Packs May Pose Fire hazard

Law360, New York (June 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Gateway Inc. on Tuesday voluntarily recalled about 14,000 lithium ion battery backs because they pose a potential fire hazard due to overheating, the latest in a series of products made in China that have been recalled due to safety concerns.

Irvine, Calif.-based Gateway and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Tuesday announced the recall of the batteries, which are used to power notebook computers.

No injuries stemming from the batteries overheating have been reported to date, but Gateway has received four reports about the batteries...
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