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ATG lithium-ion batteries

Name of Product:  ATG lithium-ion batteries

Sold exclusively at 

Bestbuy.com and Partstore.com, or shipped to customers through the Geek Squad Protection fulfillment at Best Buy from September 2008 through June 2012 for about $50.

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Importer 

BTI Corp., of Las Vegas

Manufactured in 

China

 

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Hazard:  The battery can catch fire while charging.
Consumer Contact:  Best Buy toll-free at (888) 737-6954 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT daily or e-mail bestbuypartexchange@decisionone.com, or online at www.bestbuy.com, and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units  About 5,100

Description  This recall involves both black and white ATG lithium-ion replacement batteries for MacBook Pro notebook computers. Model number “MC-MBOOK13B” is on the label of the black battery and model number “MC-BOOK13W” is on the label of the white battery. The ATG logo is on both batteries.

Incidents/Injuries  The firm has received 13 reports that the battery caught fire, including one report of a serious burn to a consumer’s leg.

Remedy  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled battery, remove it from the computer and contact Best Buy for a replacement Apple brand battery or a $50 Best Buy gift card as a full refund. Best Buy is contacting its customers directly.

   

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