On August 11, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Griffin International announced a voluntary recall of approximately 220,000 Wii 4-Dock Recharge Station products, citing a possibility that the battery pack can overheat and pose a burn or fire hazard.
The recall involves the Psyclone Essentials (PSE6501) and React (RT530) Wii 4-Dock Battery Recharge Stations, which include a white docking station with four recharge stations and a four rechargeable battery pack.
Griffin International has received six reports of the product overheating, with two consumers reporting minor hand burns. The products were sold in Target and Toys R Us stores nationwide, as well as online, from January 2008 through July 2009.
Consumers are urged to stop using the recharge stations immediately and contact Griffin International at 888-344-4702 to learn how to obtain a free replacement product.