Several cases of exploding Li-Ion batteries have been reported lately, for various laptop models. Consequentally, Dell and Apple have issued a recall of some of their laptop battery models containing Sony cells. Some airlines have banned use of Dell and Apple laptop batteries during flights.
Earlier, an announcement by Lenovo from 2006-08-17 stated:
- While no make or model of battery is 100% immune from failures or overheating, to date we have not seen any unusual pattern of problems in Lenovo or ThinkPad notebooks. Lenovo is not planning a battery recall at this time.