LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Apple has announced a replacement program for first generation iPod nanos due to a possible safety risk.

According to the electronics giant, iPod nanos sold between September 2005 and December 2006, were equipped with a battery that might overheat and possibly ignite.

The company says such an occurrence is rare and unlikely but want to replace any of those 1st generation iPods free of charge.

Apple says the battery issue involves no other product.

Your serial number will be checked to confirm eligibility in the exchange program. Apple says it will take about six weeks to make the exchange.

For more about the replacement program and how to get your new iPod, click here.

Comments (4)
  1. Buntya My says:

    I have an ipod nano that i want to exchange for a new ipod without any fees!

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