The batteries, manufactured by Sony, have caused laptops to catch fire or explode. Information on the recall will be available on the Web site http://www.dellbatteryprogram.com. Laptop fires have also become an issue for the airlines.
For more info:
- "Dell to recall 4 million batteries" (CNet)
- "Dell To Recall 4.1 Million Batteries Due To Fire Threat" (CRN)
- "Dell Plans Huge Recall of Troubled Batteries" (ConsumerAffairs.Com)
- "Laptop Fires Worry Airline Safety Regulators" (ConsumerAffairs.Com)