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BRIEF-U.S. CPSC says Toshiba recalls about 83,000 laptop computer battery packs
January 4, 2017 / 5:52 PM / a year ago

BRIEF-U.S. CPSC says Toshiba recalls about 83,000 laptop computer battery packs

Jan 4 (Reuters) - U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission-

* U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission- Toshiba recalls about 83,000 laptop computer battery packs due to burn and fire hazards

* U.S. CPSC-Expanded recall involves panasonic lithium-ion battery packs installed in 41 models of toshiba satellite laptops

* U.S. CPSC - toshiba received 5 reports of battery pack overheating, melting, including 1 additional report since first recall

* U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says no injuries have been reported. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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