Panasonic to recall 43,000 PC batteries

|About: Panasonic Corp. ADR (PCRFY)|By:, SA News Editor

Panasonic (PCRFY) will recall 43,140 battery packs used in notebook computers after three overheated and caught on fire.

The issue was discovered after two incidents occurred in Japan and another in Thailand.

Batteries will be replaced free of charge after the company identifying a problem in the manufacturing process between April and July of 2011.