OTTAWA – CONSUMER NEWS – 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 battery chargers can overheat and damage the XBOX ONE video game controller, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
As of February 27th, 2017, Performance Designed Products LLC has received no reports of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada.
In the United States, 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.
Approximately 7,250 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 75,000 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The recalled battery chargers were sold from April 2016 to February 2017 in Canada at different retail stores and online retailers. The products were sold from February 2016 to February 2017 in the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
- Performance Designed Products LLC
- Winner Crown Limited
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled battery chargers and contact Performance Designed Products LLC to return the chargers for a full refund.