PSA – Energizer Banded Xbox One Controller Charging Station Recalled

Posted by at 11:09 am on March 15, 2017

PDP makes Energizer-branded recharging stations for console game controllers, sadly they have had to do a safety recall. Today the company and the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of the Xbox One 2X Smart Charger, which was sold at most every major retailer. The recall includes approximately 121,000 units sold in the United States, plus 7,250 in Canada and 2,560 in Mexico.

There have been 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 so far.

PDP says that customers should look for 048-052-NA printed on the bottom of the charging station to see if they’ve got a recalled unit.

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