Psyclone Essentials, React Battery Recharge Stations for Wii RecalledAug 12, 2009 | Parker Waichman LLP
About 220,000 Psyclone Essentials and React Wii 4-Dock Battery Recharge Stations have been recalled because they can overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard to consumers.
According to the recall notice, Griffin International Cos., Inc., of Minneapolis, Minn. has received six reports of Psyclone Essentials and React Wii 4-Dock Battery Recharge Stations overheating. Two consumers reported minor burns to the hand.
The Wii 4-Dock Recharge Station 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.
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.
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. For additional information, contact Griffin International toll free at 888-344-4702 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday-Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit this Web site www.psyclonegamer.com/Wii4Dock.