Around 220,000 Wii peripherals sold in the US have been recalled due to posing a fire hazard and a danger to consumers.
The Psyclone Essentials and React Wii charging stations – which can recharge up to four Wiimotes at a time – have been voluntarily recalled, with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission reporting that "the battery pack can overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard to the consumer."
"Six incidents of overheating have been reported to the firm. Two consumers reported minor burns to the hand," detailed the CPSC.
The products were sold by Target, Toys R Us, Best Buy and Amazon, manufactured in China and distributed by Griffin International.
"Consumers should immediately stop using these recharge stations and contact Griffin International to obtain information on how to return the product and receive a free replacement," said the CPSC.
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