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Byline: Jennifer Davies
Oct. 29--Kyocera Wireless, a San Diego maker of cell phones, said yesterday it was recalling about 1 million phone batteries because they can overheat and possibly burn a user.
The recall affects batteries used in Kyocera's Slider phones; its K400 models, which are also known as Phantom, Blade or Rave; and the 3200 series. The phones were sold through Alltel, Virgin Mobile, Cricket Communications, MetroPCS, US Cellular and Verizon Wireless stores and other third-party outlets fron December 2003 to September 2004.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said yesterday there have been 14 reports of battery failures, resulting in …