Energizer XBOX ONE controller battery chargers recalled

Overheating can lead to burn hazard


Energizer is recalling its XBOX ONE 2x Smart Charger over concerns that the batteries on the video game controller chargers can overheat and pose a burn hazard to consumers.

About 121,000 unite were sold in the United States at Best Buy, GameStop and other stores nationwide as well as online at Amazon.com an other online retailers from Feb. 2016 through Feb. 2017.

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, according to the company.

Consumers who purchased the product are offered a refund.

Item number 048-052-NA is printed on the bottom of the chargers. The chargers hold up to two XBOX controllers.

Consumers who purchased the chargers can call Performance Designed Products at 800-263-1156 from 1 to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.pdp.com and click on Safety Recall for more information.