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CPSC Recalls Counterfeit BlackBerry Batteries

3:24 PM, Aug 11, 2010   |    comments
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WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) -- Don't get burned by your BlackBerry.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled 470,000 counterfeit Blackberry branded cell phone batteries.

The fake batteries overheat and can pause a burn and fire hazard.

Recall Of Counterfeit BlackBerry Branded Batteries

Consumers should stop using the refurbished phone immediately, and contact the Asurion company for a replacment product.

Or you can call the toll free number 866-384-9175 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.

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