CPSC Recall - Issued 6/19/2013

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

Manufacturer: BTI Corp.
Product: ATG lithium-ion batteries
Hazard: The battery can catch fire while charging.
Injuries: The firm has received 13 reports that the battery caught fire, including one report of a serious burn to a consumer’s leg.
Description: 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.
Remedy: Refund/Replace
Sold At: Bestbuy.com and Partstore.com, or shipped to customers through the Geek Squad Protection fulfillment at Best Buy from September 2008 through June 2012 for about $50.
Units: About 5,100
Consumer Contact: Best Buy toll-free at (888) 737-6954 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT daily or e-mail bestbuypartexchange@decisionone.com, or online at www.bestbuy.com, and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Company Website: www.bestbuy.com