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Nearly two million computer battery packs have been recalled by Apple after some devices overheated injuring users.

The recall is the second biggest in history involving consumer electronics after a recall by Dell of more than four million of the same lithium-ion batteries last week.

After the Dell recall, consumer safety watchdogs in the United States said it was investigating whether Sony, which makes the batteries, had supplied them to other companies.

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said today that the recall affects rechargeable, lithium-ion batteries with cells made by Sony Energy Devices, a subsidiary of the Sony Corporation.

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