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501,000 Hoverboards Recalled for Fire and Explosion Hazards

The CPSC has announced that ten different firms are recalling a total of 501,000 hoverboards because the lithium ion batteries can ignite.

HeartWare Ventricular Assist Devices Recalled for Defective Batteries

The batteries in HeartWare Ventricular Assist Devices can lose power prematurely due to faulty cells. This defect could cause serious health consequences or even death.

HP Recalls Laptop Batteries for Fire Hazard

HP has announced it is recalling lithium-ion batteries that are used with certain HP and Compaq computers. The battery packs can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. HP has received seven reports of the battery packs overheating, melting or charring, including four reports of property damage of about $4,000 total.

Thor Motor Coach Recalls Motorhomes for Battery Problem

Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2017 Tuscany, Tuscany ZTE, and Venetian motorhomes. The isolator relay cable for the chassis battery was improperly installed and could cause a sudden, unexpected loss of power to the vehicle.

More Fire Trucks Recalled for Flashlight Fire Hazard

Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. is recalling Predator Severe Service fire trucks because they are equipped with Pelican 9410L flashlights that have lithium ion battery packs which may overheat, posing a fire hazard.
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Brunton Outdoor’s Rechargeable Battery Packs Pose Fire Hazard

Brunton Outdoor is recalling 1,090 rechargeable battery packs because the lithium ion polymer batteries...

Pierce Recalls Fire Trucks for Fire Hazard

Thirty-six fire trucks are being recalled because, ironically, their equipment poses a fire hazard....

Toshiba Recalls 100K Laptop Battery Packs

The lithium-ion battery packs for certain Toshiba laptop computers can overheat, posing burn and...

Volkswagen e-Golf Recalled for Battery Issues

Volkswagen is recalling 5,561 electric vehicles because a bug in the battery management software can cause the cars to unexpectedly stall, creating a crash hazard. The recall includes certain model year 2015-2016 e-Golf vehicles.

Panasonic Recalls Lithium-Ion Battery Packs

Panasonic is recalling lithium-ion battery packs that were sold in certain CF-S10 Series laptop computers because the pose a safety hazard. Conductive foreign material was mixed into the battery cells during manufacturing, posing a risk of fire.
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