Apple claims about 432,000 MacBook Pro laptops sold nationwide because they pose a fire hazard.
The company on Thursday said it had received 26 reports of battery overheating of the battery – with five consumers reporting minor burns and a disorder of smoking. The Cupertino, California-based company also received 17 reports of minor damage to nearby private property.
Consumers are encouraged to stop using recalled laptops and contact Apple to schedule a free repair.
Manufactured in China, the revoked computers had a retail price of $ 2,000 and more, and were sold to Apple and electronics stores nationwide, as well as online from September 201
In addition to the approximately 432,000 laptops sold in the United States, about 26,000 of recalled products were sold in Canada, according to a US Consumer Product Safety Commission notice.
The recall includes laptops with a 15.4-inch diagonal display, 2.2-2.5 GHz processors, 2256GB-1TB solid state storage, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, two USB 3 ports, and an HDMI -gate.
Consumers can find out if their laptop is among those being revoked by checking their serial number at: https://support.apple.com/15-inch-macbook-pro-battery-recall/.
The serial number can be found on the bottom of the laptop or by choosing "About this Mac" from the Apple menu, according to the company.