RECALL ALERT: HP laptop batteries may pose hazards

If you have an HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario, or HP Pavilion notebook computers and you bought it between March 2013 and October 2016, check this out:

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission just issued a recall of batteries for HP and Compaq Notebook computers that can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

The black batteries measure about 8 to 10 1/2 inches long, are 2 inches wide and about 1 inch high. The battery bar code is printed on the back of the battery. “HP Notebook Battery” and the model number are printed on the battery. The batteries included in this expanded recall have bar codes starting with: 6BZLU, 6CGFK, 6CGFQ, 6CZMB, 6DEMA, 6DEMH, 6DGAL and 6EBVA.

Check the CPSC's website for details on how to get your replacement battery.

Eric Paulsen

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