PhotoPerformance Designed Products of Burbank, Calif., is recalling about 131,000 Energizer XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers sold in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

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

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

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.

The chargers, manufactured in China, were 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.

What to do

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

Consumers may 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.

 

 


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