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Toshiba Recalls Over 100,000 Laptop Batteries Due to Fire Hazard

Recalled battery packs can overheat and catch fire

Toshiba America has issued a recall for certain Panasonic brand lithium-ion battery packs that were sold with laptops in the United States and Canada. The affected models can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers.

While no injuries have been reported, Toshiba has received four reports of affected battery packs overheating and melting.

The recall affects batteries that were installed in 39 models of Toshiba Portege, Satellite, and Tecra …read more

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