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XBox One Batter Charger Burn Hazards

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AdobeStock_59537561Here’s a product that many of you out there are likely to have:  an XBOX.  If so, be aware that there is a recall on the Energizer XBOX ONE 2X Smart Chargers that are needed to charge the video game controllers for the XBOX ONE.  The black chargers pose the risk of overheating and damaging the XBOX ONE controller and burning the gamer using them.  There has been a minimum of 24 reports of deformed plastic covers from overheating and melting, as well as 6 reports of a burning smell coming from the chargers.  The risk is certainly there with such issues for burns or fires.  Consumers have been instructed to stop using the battery chargers altogether and are being offered a refund.  The subject chargers were sold at Best Buy, GameStop, and Amazon from February of 2016 to February of 2017.  The website to check is www.pdp.com and the phone number is 800-263-1156.   

If you or a loved one has already experienced injuries and damages due to an Energizer XBOX ONE 2X Smart Charger, consult your medical provider and contact Inserra Kelley Sewell, personal injury attorneys to discuss your possible injury claim.  For a refund on the product recall, which is the more likely scenario with this product recall, ask for a full refund as explained above.   

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