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Battery charger for Xbox One controllers recalled due to overheating

Battery chargers for Xbox One controllers have been recalled due to a possible burn hazard (Photo: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Several thousand Energizer battery chargers for Xbox One controllers have been recalled due to reports of the device overheating.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 121,000 of the Energizer Xbox One 2X Smart Chargers sold in the U.S. are affected by the recall.

There have been two dozen reports of the chargers overheating and deforming the controllers, with some people reporting a burning odor. No injuries have been reported.

The chargers have been sold through Best Buy, GameStop, Amazon and other retailers from Feb. 2016 to Feb. 2017. They carry the item number 048-052-NA on the bottom.

Customers are asked to stop using the chargers and contact Performance Designed Products for a refund.

Call (800) 263-1156 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST Monday through Friday, or visit pdp.com to learn more.

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