RECALL: Xbox One battery chargers for controllers due to burn hazard

Battery chargers for XBOX ONE video game controllers have been recalled, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

They say Performance Design Products issued the recall due to burn hazard.

The product is called Energizer® XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers.

“Energizer®” is printed on the charger’s label.

The Item number 048-052-NA is printed on the bottom of the chargers.

The chargers hold up to two XBOX controllers.

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

The company says they have gotten 24 reports of the chargers overheating and deforming the charger’s plastic cover.

They say there are 6 reports of chargers emitting a burning odor, but no injuries have been reported.

The company says the chargers 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.

The company is offering a refund.

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

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