HP announce expansion of 2018 HP Notebook Computer Battery Safety Recall
In January 2019, HP announced an expansion to its voluntary safety recall and replacement program for a variety of certain notebook computer and mobile workstation batteries. The original announcement was made back in January 2018.
“The potentially affected batteries may have been shipped with HP ProBook (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x G2 and G3 series, 4xx G4 (430, 440, 450, 455, and 470)), HP x360, HP ENVY m6, HP Pavilion x360, HP 11 Notebook Computers and HP ZBook (17 G3, 17 G4, and Studio G3) Mobile Workstations sold worldwide from December 2015 through April 2018. Additionally, these batteries may have been sold as accessories or replacement batteries for HP ProBook 4xx G5 (430, 440, 450, 455, and 470), HP ENVY 15, HP Mobile Thin Clients (mt20, mt21, and mt31), and the HP ZBook Studio G4 Mobile Workstation or for any of the preceding products from December 2015 through December 2018 through HP or an authorized Service Provider.” ~ HP website
These batteries are at risk of overheating, posing a fire and burn hazard to customers.
Please recheck your batteries, even if you did so previously and were told that it was not affected.
More information can be found on HP’s website. Click here to learn more.