Nikon recalls 710,000 batteries

The US Consumer Product Safety Division reports that Nikon is recalling rechargeable battery packs with the model number EN-EL3. Apparently, these batteries can short circuit, overheat, and experience a meltdown. So far 710,000 of such batteries have been distributed worldwide with 200,000 of these residing in US alone. These lithium-ion batteries are meant for the SLR D100, D70, and D50 models. Battery packs made from China should be avoided like the plague according to Nikon USA.

Nikkon USA via The Inquirer

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