Best Buy recalls Mac Book batteries

Retailer Best Buy has initiated a recall of about 5100 lithium-ion batteries manufactured in China and sold as replacement batteries for Apple MacBook Pro notebook computers.

According to Best Buy, the recalled batteries can catch fire while charging, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. The company says that it has received 13 separate reports of the battery catching fire, including one report of a consumer receiving a serious leg burn.

The recalled batteries were sold through Bestbuy.com and Partstore.com, or shipped to customers through Best Buy’s Geek Squad Protection program, between September 2008 and June 2012, for about $50.

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