The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission or CPSC has since indicated that Apple has received 26 reports of batteries overheating in affected notebooks, including five reports of minor burns and one report of smoke inhalation, as well as 17 reports of minor damage to nearby personal property.
About 432,000 potentially affected MacBook Pro units were sold in the United States, plus 26,000 in Canada, according to a joint recall announcement from the CPSC and Health Canada. As of June 4, 2019, Apple has received one report of a consumer incident and no reports of injuries in Canada.
Apple has asked customers to stop using affected MacBook Pro models and to contact the company to initiate a replacement. Apple’s recall program page provides further details and instructions.
Note that only the “Mid 2015” MacBook Pro is part of this recall program. To identify your Mac, click on the Apple logo in…