Sony has revealed that five PC manufacturers that use the company's batteries will be recalling the products due to a fire-hazard.
Only 100,000 laptop battery packs will be recalled, not on the scale of the 9.6 million that malfunctioned in 2006 and cost the company millions.
The US government issued a recall order for 35,000 batteries after problems with overheating came to light.
Sony has now confirmed that it is recalling a further 65,000 batteries with the same problem.
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Reuters reports that HP laptops are the worst affected with 74,000 recalled batteries, but Toshiba, Dell, Acer and Lenovo laptops also have the batteries in smaller quantities.
Sony believes a fault up to four years ago is responsible.