The Trade Ministry of Japan said the 29 July 2010 which had ordered the Japanese unit of Apple that explains a few incidents of overheating of some models of its first generation of portable iPod nano music players the Japanese division of Apple, which recently overtook Microsoft and Google as the largest technology company by market valueIt has until Aug. 4 to provide details about the causes of overheating and demonstrate that it has taken steps to prevent it happening again inside and outside Japan, said the Ministry. 27 Overheating incidents have occurred in Japan, including four cases that caused minor burns to users, said Seiji Shimagami, spokesman of the Ministry of economy, trade and industry. The Ministry has asked repeatedly to Apple to provide information on preventive measures taken so far, he said, adding that based on the response from Apple, could even ask for a withdrawal of the affected model. Connecticut Senator: the source for more info. Basically, the warnings about the problem may not have been enough. I think that it will depend on the response we get, (the company) could have to offer change units that are not defective as those that are, said Shimagami. The company said in a statement on its website that the matter had been investigated until a single battery supplier, and that security was a major priority for Apple. We are taking very seriously the Charter of METI with respect to the first generation of iPod nano and we are working closely with them to answer their concerns, said Apple. By Leonel Morales..