This time it’s Satellite A100, A105, and Tecra A7 owners that’ll be affected. It’s a scant 1,400 batteries versus last month’s 10,000 but the batteries themselves are very similar — they contain Sony rechargeable lithium-ion cells.
You might recall that less than a year ago, Sony recalled 9.6 million of its batteries in an attempt to rid the market of the potentially dangerous cells. These recent recalls seem to indicate that Sony might still be experiencing problems concerning its battery production process.
Toshiba battery woes continue: another recall [Ars Technica]
Toshiba Recalls Notebook Computer Batteries Due to Fire Hazard [U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission]