IBM Corp. has expanded a worldwide recall on certain models of computer monitors that it warns could catch fire. Schools and other customers purchasing IBM monitors between June 1997 and December 1998 should check immediately to see if their products are among those being recalled, the company said.

IBM is expanding an earlier recall of its 15-inch G51 and G51t Touch Screen cathode ray tube (CRT) computer monitors after 63,000 more units were found to be at risk of overheating and smoking, posing a fire hazard to school users and other consumers


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