Laptops were recalled due to battery fire risk
Some Macbook Pros are banned from flights from US aviation security regulators. The move comes less than two weeks after Apple recalled the elderly laptops over a risk of battery firing.
The Federal Aviation Administration, confirming that an earlier report by Bloomberg, said it was”conscious of the recalled batteries which are used in some Apple MacBook Pro laptops” and in July had alerted major US airlines of this remember. It also reminded carriers that rules issued in 2016 Prohibit transporting products which are the topic of a safety recall either in the cottage or as cargo till they’ve been mended or replaced.
Apple pioneered the voluntary remember In June, warning that 15-inch Experts sold between September 2015 and February 2017″include a battery which may overheat and pose a safety risk.” The company also requested customers to stop using the affected units.
In the past couple of decades, Using lithium Batteries has been linked to fires and spewing smoke in a ton of merchandise, such as Samsung’s now-canceled Galaxy Note 7, hoverboards and Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner.
The FAA issued a warning Regarding the batteries in 2016, urging airlines to inspect the dangers associated with transporting lithium batteries as cargo, including”the possible risk for a devastating hull loss.” The alert coated batteries being hauled as parts rather than those already inside devices such as laptops, tablets, telephones or hoverboards.
Earlier this year, the FAA issued new guidelines that prohibit drivers from hauling lithium ion batteries and cells as cargo on passenger aircraft.