“The batteries, made by LG Chem Ltd. (051910.KS: Quote, Profile, Research) of South Korea, could overheat and pose a fire hazard, the CPSC said.
“Apple is not financially responsible for this recall,” Apple spokeswoman Natalie Kerris said.
Apple has received four reports of overheating though no injuries have been reported, the consumer protection agency said. “
If you have one of these laptops, then contact Apple at at 800 275-2273 or
http://www.apple.com/support/powerbook/batteryexchange . Two steps forward, one step backwards it always seems with Apple. We reported earlier in the year that LG had to recall several batteries from its TM-510 cell phone. You can read about that here.