HP recalls 25,000 MORE laptop batteries two months after first revealing flaws that could cause fire

The problem with lithium-ion batteries is that they can be dangerous if not stored properly. As we have seen in the past, these batteries can explode. This is why the US Product and Safety Commission has announced that HP will be recalling several laptop models over a potential fire and hazard.According to HP, they stressed that there is nothing wrong with the laptops but rather the batteries associated with the laptops. So why the recall of the entire laptop? This is because the models affected by the laptop feature nonremovable batteries, meaning that users will not be able to just take out the battery and swap it for a new one.This recall isn’t new as it was initiated back in the start of 2018 and affects a variety of HP laptops launched between April 2015 and December 2018. “Batteries affected by this program may have been shipped with specific HP Probook 64x (G2 and G3), HP ProBook 65x (G2 and G3), HP ProBook 4xx G4 (430, 440, 450, 455, and 470), HP x360 310 G2, HP ENVY M6, HP Pavilion

HP recalls 25,000 MORE laptop batteries two months after first revealing flaws that could cause fire

The hardware giant is expanding an earlier recall to now include a further 28,500 lithium ion batteries, bringing the total number up to 78,500. It marks the third recall in the last four years.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Daily Mail

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The problem with lithium-ion batteries is that they can be dangerous if not stored properly. As we have seen in the past, these batteries can explode. This is why the US Product and Safety ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Ubergizmo

HP is recalling more laptop batteries over fire concerns

HP is expanding its recall of laptop and mobile workstation batteries because of concerns over "fire and burn hazards." HP actually announced the broader recall in January, ...

Wed 13 Mar 19 from Engadget

HP recalls more laptops for 'fire and burn hazards' - CNET

We didn't know earlier because of the government shutdown.

Wed 13 Mar 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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