XBOX One battery chargers for video game controllers being recalled

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There has been a recall on XBOX One battery chargers for video game controllers. 

About 121,000 units have been recalled in the United States, along with 7,250 units in Canada and 2,560 units in Mexico. 

The 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.

According to the recall notice, 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.

If you have one of these chargers, the company is recommending you stop use immediately and contract Performance Designed Products to return the charges for full refund. 

The units 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.

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