Best Buy Recalls MacBook Pro Replacement Batteries Due to Fire, Burn Hazards

Best Buy Recalls MacBook Pro Replacement Batteries Due to Fire, Burn Hazards
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June 20, 2013

Best Buy is recalling approximately 5,100 ATG lithium-ion replacement batteries for the MacBook Pro. The battery can catch fire while charging.

This recall involves both black and white ATG lithium-ion replacement batteries for MacBook Pro notebook computers. Model number 'MC-MBOOK13B' is on the label of the black battery and model number 'MC-BOOK13W' is on the label of the white battery. The ATG logo is on both batteries.

The lithium-ion MacBook Pro replacement batteries affected by this recall were sold by BestBuy.com and Partstore.com, or shipped to customers through Geek Squad Protection fulfillment at Best Buy from September 2008 through June 2012.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled batteries, remove them from all MacBook Pro computers, and contact Best Buy for a free replacement Apple brand battery or a $50 Best Buy gift card as a refund.

For more on this recall, contact Best Buy toll-free at 888-737-6954.

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