Name of product:
Battery chargers in the video game controller
Hazard:

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

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
March 14, 2017
Units:
About 121,000 in the U.S. (In addition, about 7,250 were sold in Canada and 2,560 in Mexico)
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.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
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.

 
Remedy:

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

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.

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
Recall number:
17-109
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.