Best Buy Recalls ATG Replacement Batteries for the MacBook Pro Due to Fire, Burn Hazards (Recall Alert)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports:

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Details

Units – About 5,100


This recall involves both black and white ATG lithium-ion replacement batteries for MacBook Pro notebook computers. Model number MC-MBOOK13B is on the label of the black battery and model number MC-BOOK13W is on the label of the white battery. The ATG logo is on both batteries.


The firm has received 13 reports that the battery caught fire, including one report of a serious burn to a consumers leg.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled battery, remove it from the computer and contact Best Buy for a replacement Apple brand battery or a $50 Best Buy gift card as a full refund. Best Buy is contacting its customers directly.

Sold at: and, or shipped to customers through the Geek Squad Protection fulfillment at Best Buy from September 2008 through June 2012 for about $50.


BTI Corp., of Las Vegas

Manufactured in China

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