HP is expanding a recall of batteries for their notebook computers and mobile workstations due to a fire and burn hazards.
According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, the lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
The batteries were sold to businesses and other organizations, sold as accessories for:
- HP ProBooks (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x G2 and G3 series, 4xx G4 series)
- HPx360 (310 G2)
- HP Pavilion x360 11inch Notebook PC
- HP 11 Notebook PC
- HP ZBook (17 G3, and Studio G3) mobile workstations
If you have one of these batteries, contact HP and they will provide a free replacement.
There has been one report of minor injury and two reports of property damage totaling $1,100.
The batteries were shipped in notebook computers and mobile workstations sold from December 2015 through April 2018 for between $300 and $4,000 and were also sold separately between December 2015 and December 2018 for between $50 and $90.
Back in January 2018, 50,000 of the batteries were recalled in the U.S.