Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop computers recalled due to fire hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada


Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop computers recalled due to fire hazard

Common name: Certain Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop computers

Product description: This recall involves certain Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop computers. The recalled laptop computers have a 15.4 inch (diagonal) display, 2.2-2.5 GHz processors, 256 GB-1 TB solid state storage, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, two USB 3 ports, and one HDMI port. Consumers can determine if their laptop computer is included in this recall by checking the laptop’s serial number at The serial number can be found on the underside of the laptop computer or by choosing “About This Mac” from the Apple menu. Only MacBook Pro 15-inch model laptop computers with certain serial numbers are included. The recalled products were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017.

Hazard identified: The batteries in the recalled laptop computers can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

As of June 4, 2019, the company has received one report of consumer incident and no reports of injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 26 reports of consumer incidents, including five reports of minor burns and one report of smoke inhalation.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled laptop computers. Contact Apple to determine if the laptop computer is part of the recall and to schedule a free repair.

For more information, consumers may contact Apple Canada Inc. on the company’s website or by calling toll–free at 1-800-275-2273 at any time.

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