Dell Recalls 22,000 Batteries

If you own a Dell, you've got another fire hazard to worry about. As The Inquirer reports, Dell has recalled 22,000 batteries from various Dell units, including the Latitude, Inspiron, and Precision series of notebooks.

Potentially affected batteries were sold with the following models of Dell notebook computers or separately as secondary batteries:

  • Latitude D410, D505, D510, D600, D610, D800, D810
  • Inspiron 510M, 600M, 6000, 8600, 9200, 9300, XPS Gen 2
  • Precision M20, M70


"In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Dell is voluntarily recalling and offering free replacements for certain notebook batteries that were sold for use with some models of Dell Latitude TM, Dell Precision TM and Dell Inspiron TM notebook computers. It is possible for these batteries to overheat, which could pose a risk of fire."

You can check out Dell's own site here.

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