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Sony recalls VAIO Flip PC Laptops due to fire, burn hazards

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Posted at 2:29 PM, Jul 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-02 14:29:33-04

Sony is recalling about 680 personal computers due to the fact that the computers’ lithium-ion batteries can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

This recall includes Sony’s VAIO Flip PC laptops with model number (product name) SVF11N13CXS.

The computers were sold in three colors — silver, black and pink.

Sony is aware of four incidents, which occurred in Asia, of computers overheating, resulting in units smoking, catching on fire and melting. No injuries have been reported.

Read the entire recall report from the CPSC, HERE.