HP Canada recalling certain lithium-ion batteries

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The recall is in response to eight reports of batteries "overheating, melting, or charring", HP says. "For this reason, it is extremely important to check whether your battery is affected".

According to the recall notice, around 50,000 units are affected, representing batteries shipped with notebooks and mobile workstations sold from December 2015 through December 2017. As these batteries are sealed inside the laptop, a qualified technician will be called upon to carry out the replacement. HP strongly recommends accepting Battery Safety Mode so that the notebook or mobile workstation can be safely used by connecting to an HP power adaptor.

HP is recalling lithium-ion batteries for its notebook computers and mobile workstations after learning they may pose burn and fire hazards.

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Customers should go to www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2018 to see if their battery is included in the recall.

"'During the reboot process, an option will be presented to enable Battery Safety Mode".

The recall affects about 50,000 machines sold in the U.S., in addition to about 2,600 in Canada.

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Batteries sold as replacement or accessories for the HP "XBook Studio G4" mobile workstation are also named in the commission report.

If this story has provoked a certain degree of déjà vu in your mind, that's probably not surprising, given that at the start of past year, HP issued a battery recall due to fire risk concerns.

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