Sony has recalled 340,000 laptop lithium-ion batteries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The batteries can overheat, causing property damage and personal injuries.
The batteries are found in laptops made by Fujitsu, Sony, Gateway, and Toshiba. The CPSC has a complete listing of the models containing the recalled batteries. Consumers should remove the batteries from their laptops and contact the manufacturer, which will replace the batteries free of charge.