Wii Battery Recharge Stations Recalled

Date:
August 11, 2009
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
Griffin International Cos., Inc.
The Danger:
The battery pack can overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard.
Description:
This recall involves about 220,000 Wii 4-Dock Recharge Stations. Each includes a white docking station with four recharge stations and a four rechargeable battery pack. Brand names are on the front of the packaging and the model numbers, Psyclone (PSE6501) and React (RT530), can be found on the bottom side of the product.
Sold At:
The Psyclone Essentials brand was sold at Target, Toys R Us and Amazon.com nationwide; React was sold at Best Buy stores nationwide. Both were sold from January 2008 through July 2009 for about $50.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using these recharge stations and contact Griffin International to obtain information on how to return the product and receive a free replacement. For more information, contact Griffin International toll free at 888-344-4702 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday-Friday, email productsafety@psyclonegamer.com or visit www.psyclonegamer.com/Wii4Dock.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09303.html

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