Xbox One controller battery chargers recalled over burn hazard

(Courtesy: CPSC)

WASHINGTON (WAVY) — More than 100,000 Energizer battery chargers for Xbox One controllers have been recalled over a burn hazard.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the Energizer Xbox One 2X Smart Chargers can overheat, posing the hazard.

Around 121,000 chargers sold between February 2016 and February 2017 are part of the recall.

The commission says there have been 24 reports of chargers overheating, as well as six reports of chargers emitting a burning odor.

No injuries have been reported, according to the commission.

Consumers are urged to contact Performance Designed Products for a full refund. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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