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XBOX ONE recalls chargers due to burn hazard

Source: cpsc.gov Source: cpsc.gov

Close to 120,000 XBOX ONE battery chargers are being recalled after posing a burn hazard to consumers.

The Energizer XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers can overheat, damaging the video game controller.

So far the company has recieved at least 24 reports, however no injuries have been reported in this issue.

Gamers should stop using the battery chargers and contact 'Performance Designed Products' for a full refund.

The product was sold at Best Buy, Gamestop and online nationwide. 


 

Recall Details:

Energizer XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers

Hazard:

The battery chargers can overheat and damage the XBOX ONE video game controller, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy:

Refund

Consumer Contact:

Performance Designed Products at 800-263-1156 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.pdp.com and click on Safety Recall for more information.

Units:

About 121,000 in the U.S. (In addition, about 7,250 were sold in Canada and 2,560 in Mexico)

Description:

This recall involves Energizer XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers used to charge XBOX ONE video game controllers. The chargers are black plastic and measure about 3.5 inches long, 5 inches wide and 11 inches tall.  “Energizer®” is printed on the charger’s label. Item number 048-052-NA is printed on the bottom of the chargers. The chargers hold up to two XBOX controllers.

Incidents/Injuries:

The company has received 24 reports of the chargers overheating and deforming the charger’s plastic cover, including 6 reports of chargers emitting a burning odor. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled battery chargers and contact Performance Designed Products to return the chargers for a full refund.

Sold At:

Best Buy, GameStop and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other online retailers from February 2016 through February 2017 for about $40.

Importer(s):

Performance Designed Products LLC, of Burbank, Calif.

Distributor(s):

Performance Designed Products LLC, of Burbank, Calif.

Manufactured In:

China

Source: cpsc.gov

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