- Apple Recalls 15-Inch MacBook Pro Laptop Computers Due to Fire Hazard
The batteries in the recalled laptop computers can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Product Safety Commission. June 27, 2019.
- Kids' toy manufacturers urged not to use deadly button batteries after death of girl, 3
The Hampshire-based Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch has called for the devices to be implemented to prevent more children from dying. The girl was killed in 2017 after being misdiagnosed.
Daily Mail. Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:51:56 +0100.
- Call for new safety standards to prevent deaths from button batteries
The death of a child who swallowed a button battery has led to recommendations for new safety standards and guidance for emergency health workers.
Irish Independent. Thu, 27 Jun 2019 10:03:24 +0100.
- Apple voluntarily recalling batteries on MacBook Pro notebooks due to safety risk. What to do
Apple announced a voluntary recall of certain 15-inch MacBook Pro mostly sold between between September 2015 and February 2017. Batteries may overheat.
Yahoo. Fri, 21 Jun 2019 09:53:24 -0400.
- Apple issues recall on some MacBook Pro laptops due to overheating batteries
Apple \recalled some MacBook Pro laptops sold between September 2015 and February 2017 due to a "battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk."
Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 21 Jun 2019 05:36:37 +1000.
- Apple recalls some MacBook Pro laptops because they pose a 'fire safety risk'
Apple announced on Thursday that it will recall some 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops because they have batteries that may "overheat and pose a fire safety risk."
CNBC. Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:03 GMT.
- Tesla Fires Sound Alarms About Safety of Electric-Car Batteries
While the risk of fires for EVs is comparable to gas or diesel-fueled models, safety risks may increase as manufacturers work to boost performance and push battery cells closer to their limit.
Bloomberg. Industry Week. Thu, 16 May 2019 12:54 +0000.
- Tesla says it plans software update amid vehicle fire investigation
Tesla Inc said on Thursday that it would roll out a software update to protect batteries while it conducts an investigation into incidents in which its vehicles caught fire.
Reuters. Wed, 15 May 2019 21:06:03 -0400.
- 'Sound the Alarm' Volunteers Needed to Increase Fire Safety
The American Red Cross DFW is looking for volunteers to help install free smoke alarms, replace batteries in existing alarms and educate families about fire safety.
Taylor Boser. NBC. Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:48:48 -0500.
- HP Expands Recall of Batteries for Notebook Computers and Mobile Workstations Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
The lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Consumer Product Safety Commission. March 12, 2019.