Hewlett Packard is the laptop manufactured company and it has manufactured the batteries for its laptops. Now the company asked the owners of laptop models to return their batteries for replacement and ensure the laptops do not catch fire.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued the notice that the recall affects more than 100,000 computers. The users of Compaq, HP, HP ProBook, Compaq Presario, HP Pavilion and HP ENVY laptops were sold between March 2013 and October 2016 and the company wants to check their lithium-ion battery.
The laptops, which are started with barcodes 6BZLU, 6CZMB, 6CGFK, 6CGFQ, 6DGAL, 6DEMA, 6EBVA and 6DEMH should contact with HP for free replacement. The CPSC notices were issued according to which HP received the additional report of battery melting, overheating and charging and it causes about $1000 in property damage. The electronic maker used the recall for 41,000 batteries and the new report of HP shows that they are going to repartee their recall.
The HP spokesperson told that this problem is affecting less than one percent of HP laptops, which were sold during this time frame. It was found that lithium-ion batteries are considered to overheat and catch fire so it is best for the users of HP that they take this notice seriously and they will replace the affected laptops.