Apple Recalls 15-Inch MacBook Pro Laptop Computers Due to Fire Hazard



This recall involves certain Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop computers. The recalled laptop computers have a 15.4-inch (diagonal) display, 2.2-2.5 GHz processors, 256GB-1TB solid-state storage, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, two USB 3 ports, and one HDMI port. Consumers can determine if their laptop computer is included in this recall by checking the laptop’s serial number at https://support.apple.com/15-inch-macbook-pro-battery-recall/. The serial number can be found on the underside of the laptop computer or by choosing “About This Mac” from the Apple menu. Only MacBook Pro 15-inch model laptop computers with certain serial numbers are included.
Product:
15-inch MacBook Pro laptop computersAbout 432,000 (in addition, about 26,000 were sold in Canada)
Inconjunction:
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/70277r-eng.php
Retailer:
Apple stores and electronics stores nationwide, and online at www.apple.com from September 2015 through February 2017 starting at about $2,000.
Distributor:
Apple Inc., of Cupertino, Calif.
Recall Date:    Jun 27, 2019
Injury:
Apple has received 26 reports of the laptop’s battery overheating, including five reports of minor burns and one report of smoke inhalation, as well as 17 reports of minor damage to nearby personal property.
Mfg:
Apple Inc., of Cupertino, Calif.
Mfg Country:
China
Importer:
Apple Inc., of Cupertino, Calif.
Recall ID:    8593
Last Published:    Jun 27, 2019
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    19152
Emert Status:    Announced