Rage Wireless Guitars for Nintendo Wii Recalled

Date:
October 22, 2008
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Performance Designed Products
The Danger:
A circuit board defect can cause AA batteries used in the guitar to leak if the batteries are installed incorrectly, posing a risk of chemical burns.
Description:
This recall involves about 57,000 Rage wireless guitar controllers that are designed to be used on the Nintendo Wii system. The guitar is blue or white, 31 inches long, and contains battery-operated LED-lighted fret buttons that go up the neck of the guitar.
Sold At:
Mass merchandisers and specialty retailers nationwide from June 2008 through September 2008 for between $40 and $60.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the wireless guitar game controllers and return them to the place where purchased for a full refund. For additional information, contact Performance Designed Products at (800) 331-3844 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.pdp.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09019.html

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