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Archived – Rechargeable Batteries and Recharging Station for Didj Custom Gaming System
- Starting date:
- October 1, 2008
- Posting date:
- October 1, 2008
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Toys, Electronics
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Rechargeable Batteries and Recharging Station for Didj Custom Gaming System
The Recharging Station comes with two rechargeable batteries, an AC adapter, and a recharging base. The recharging base is white with a green indicator light on the bottom. The Recharging Station for Didj was sold as item number 30676, which is printed on the box and on the bottom of the recharging base.
The AC adapter connected directly to the Didj handheld is not included in this recall and may continue to be used directly with the Didj.
The rechargeable batteries included with the Recharging Station can overheat if the gaming system is placed into the recharging base upside down, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
The manufacturer, LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., has received 12 reports of the rechargeable batteries overheating, including one report of a minor hand burn.
Health Canada had not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.
Approximately 135 of the recalled products were sold in Canada at Wal-Mart, Toys "R" Us and Zellers stores as well as through the distributor, K.I.D. Toy Inc.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from July 2008 to October 2008.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
LeapFrog Enterprises Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recharging base and the two rechargeable batteries.
Consumers may contact LeapFrog for a full refund at 1-800-701-5327 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Friday.
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