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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the firm listed below.  Recalls can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http://www.saferproducts.gov. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

 

Company Name

 

Sony Electronics, Inc., of San Diego, Calif

 

Product Name

 

Panasonic lithium-ion Laptop Battery Packs 

 

Quantity

 

About 700

Hazard

 

The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards

 

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

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