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Exploding Cell Phone Batteries Recalled

Exploding Cell Phone Batteries Recalled

Posted - Jan. 23, 2004 at 4:11 p.m.



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(KSL News) -- The Consumer Product Safety Commission has a warning for some cell phone users. Kyocera wireless is recalling 140 thousand cell phone batteries.

The CPSC has received four reports of the batteries short circuiting, overheating, and bursting open.

The recalled batteries are in the Kyocera 7135 Smartphones. They have the red and white Kyocera name printed on the front and a product code ending with dash-zero-five.

The company plans to deliver free replacements to consumers.

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