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#146922 - 05/04/01 08:16 PM Laptop Battery Recall - May catch Fire -
Bill Addiss Offline
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Dell Computer Corp., of Austin, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 284,000 batteries used in notebook-style personal
computers. These batteries can overcharge, causing them to become very hot, release smoke, and possibly catch fire.

See:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml01/01140.html
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