The largest U.S. retailer Best Buy has announced that it is recalling more than 5,000 third-party battery replacement exhaust their batteries in laptops MacBook, writes the Associated Press. It happened after the Commission on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety (CPSC) reported 13 cases of fire batteries, and in one of them the user machine got serious burn.
The manufacturer of a defective battery was the company ATG, and in the risk group are white and black notebooks Apple, issued from September 2008 through June 2012 for about $ 50.
To determine the hazardous component need to remove the back panel of the MacBook Pro and look at the number of battery: Black modifications to this MC-MBOOK13B, whites – MC-BOOK13W. Naturally, such a battery could get from the United States and, accordingly, there has been a replacement of the battery, for the sake of their own safety, check the model number.
Best Buy offers a free replacement battery problem, and a gift certificate for a corresponding amount. The representative of the ATG noticed that Best Buy – only one of many possible sellers fire batteries.