About 233,000 notebook computers, manufactured in China and the United States by Sony Electronics Inc. of San Diego, Calif., because they can overheat and pose a risk of burns. The company has received 30 reports or overheated computers, but no reports of injuries. The recalled products are VPCF11 Series and VPCCW2 Series notebook computers. They have "VAIO" printed on the front outside panel. The notebooks were sold by Best Buy, Costco, Frys, Amazon.com and Sony Style, as well as other electronics retailers and business suppliers around the country after January 2010. Details: by phone at 866-496-7669; online at http://tinyurl.com/33jl9d8 or http://www.cpsc.gov.
Last updated: June 30, 2010 6:50 p.m.