Toshiba laptop computer battery recall

Posted at 3:42 AM, Mar 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-31 03:42:12-04

Toshiba is recalling thousands of laptop computers batteries because of a fire hazard.

The recall effects Panasonic lithium-ion battery packs installed in 39 models of Toshiba Portege, Satellite, and Tecrta laptops. 

Complete information about this recall can be found at the website of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Battery packs with part numbers beginning with "G71C" should contact the firm's website here and use AC power until a replacement battery is received.