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#147396 - 09/17/02 09:10 PM Recall of Lithium Batteries in Electric Bikes
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), EV Global Motors Co., of North Hills, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2,000 lithium batteries in Mini E-Bike electric bicycles. The lithium ion batteries in these bicycles can overheat and pose a fire hazard.

EV Global Motors has received five reports of the batteries overheating, three of which caught fire, though no injuries have been reported.
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