Lenovo Battery Recall is Official

Ripped strait from our speculation last night, Lenovo and IBM have officially recalled about 168,500 Sony manufactured battery packs (an additional 357,500 battery packs were sold worldwide).  The affected part numbers are:

92P1072     92P1073
92P1088     92P1089
92P1142     92P1141
92P1170     92P1169 or 93P5028
92P1174     92P1173 or 93P5030

and can be found in the following ThinkPad notebook computers: T Series (T43, T43p, T60); R Series (R51e, R52, R60, R60e); and X Series (X60, X60s).  Users owning the affected batteries should contact Lenovo for a replacement at (800) 426-7378 or log onto www.lenovo.com/batteryprogram for additional information.