Tag: lithium-ion battery

HP Expands Massive Laptop Battery Recall for Fire Hazard

HP is recalling more laptop batteries that can overheat and catch on fire, adding to a decade-long list involving over 500,000 batteries and 125 incidents since 2005.

/ January 24, 2017
Toshiba Sattelite Laptop Recall

Toshiba Recalls Laptop Batteries Due to Fire Hazard

Toshiba is expanding a recall to include about 200,000 lithium-ion laptop batteries because they can overheat and catch on fire, posing burn injury hazards to consumers.

/ January 5, 2017
E-cigarette battery explosion

FDA Will Investigate E-Cig Battery Explosion Risk

There have been over 200 reports of e-cigarettes exploding when the lithium-ion batteries overheated. Just days ago, video cameras caught one exploding in the pocket of a man on a bus in California.

/ January 4, 2017