Xbox Controller Charger Recall Announced


According to a online report by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, people who own the XBOX ONE system should "immediately stop using the recalled battery chargers and contact Performance Designed Products to return the chargers for a full refund."

The CPSC states in its report that "the battery chargers can overheat and damage the XBOX ONE video game controller, posing a burn hazard to consumers."

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There have reportedly been 24 complaints received of chargers overheating and deforming the charger’s plastic cover, including six reports of chargers emitting a burning smell, but no injuries have been noted.

The XBOX ONE controllers were sold at Best Buy, GameStop and other stores in the United States and online at Amazon.com from February 2016 through February 2017.

The chargers were manufactured in China, then they were imported into the U-S and distributed by Performance Designed Products LLC, of Burbank, California.

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