Laptop batteries recalled by HP

May 15, 2009 2:00:20 PM PDT
A major recall of thousands of batteries for laptop computers tops our Friday consumer corner.Hewlett-Packard is recalling about 70,000 laptop batteries because they can overheat and possibly leading to burns or fires.

The lithium- ion batteries are found in HP and Compaq laptops.

The computers were sold between August 2007 and March of 2008. There have been 2 reports of the batteries catching fire leading to minor property damage.

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