Apple Received 26 Reports of 15-inch MacBook Pro Battery Overheating, Over 432K Units Affected

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Last week, Apple announced a worldwide recall of the 15-inch MacBook Pro sold between September 2015 and February 2017. The Consumer Safety Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has now provided more details on the MacBook Pro battery recall from Apple.

As per the listing on its website, the recall from Apple affects about 432,000 units in the United States, with another 26,000 units in Canada. It also states that Apple received 26 reports about the laptop’s battery overheating. This included five reports of minor burns, one report of smoke inhalation, and 17 reports of minor damage to personal property.

When Apple announced the recall, it recommended that affected customers immediately stopped using the MacBook Pro and contacted it for a battery replacement. If you are not sure if your 15-inch MacBook Pro is a part of the recall or not, head over to Apple’s battery recall website, and enter your serial number to determine if it is affected or not.

[Via CPSC]