The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Friday that Kyocera will be recalling 140,000 handset batteries in the United States that may “erupt with force” and burn users. Only 40,000 of these have been distributed to consumers.
The batteries sold from September to December 2003 for use in Kyocera’s model 7135 Smartphone were manufactured by Coslight International Group of Hong Kong. Battieres that have a serial number on the underside that begins “-05″ may explode.
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