8471440 story Acer Recalls 22,000 Notebooks Due To Burn Hazard 97 Posted by Soulskill on Friday January 08, 2010 @06:53PM from the hot-product dept. An anonymous reader writes "The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Acer, today announced a voluntary recall of 22,000 notebook computers. Acer has received three reports of computers short circuiting, resulting in slight melting of the external casing. No incidents occurred in the United States. No injuries have been reported."