About 100,000 Sony Lithium-Ion batteries used in Hewlett-Packard, Toshiba and Dell notebooks have been recalled. 35,000 batteries of these batteries were sold in the US.
Some details about these batteries:
They were sold at the same time as the batteries involved in the widescale 2006 Sony battery recall.
These batteries can “overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.”
The damage so far: “There have been 19 reports of the batteries overheating, including 17 reports of flames/fire (10 resulting in minor property damage). Two consumers experienced minor burns.”