IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gateway, Inc. today announced a voluntary recall of approximately 35,000 lithium ion batteries containing battery cells manufactured by Sony Energy Devices Corp. Under very rare circumstances, these batteries can overheat and create a potential fire hazard. While Gateway has not identified any failures of this type in Gateway systems using the recalled batteries, the company is cooperating with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Sony to act in the interest of customer safety.

Gateway notebook PCs with these batteries began shipping in...

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