Joytech-Brand Wii Power Station - Recall
Date: 05 January 2009
Joytech-Brand Wii Power Station, Equipped with Rechargeable Lithium-
Polymer Batteries, Recalled For Potential Overheating Hazard.
A voluntary safety recall is being issued for all Joytech-brand Wii Power Station
units that utilize rechargeable lithium-polymer batteries. This version of the Power
Station, which is marked "lithium" and is equipped with two lithium battery packs,
is pictured below.
Consumers should stop using this recalled product immediately, and visit
the Power Station Recall Website at www.powerstationrecall.com for instructions
on how to obtain a refund.
Name of Product: Joytechbrand Wii Power Station, equipped with two lithium-polymer battery packs. Please note that this recall does not apply to Power Stations equipped with nickel-metal
hydride ("NiMH") batteries, which do not bear the "Lithium" mark.
Distribution: The lithium-model of the Joytech-brand Wii Power Station was sold
throughout the European Union and in the United Arab Emirates from approximately
October 2007 to April 2008.
Hazard: This lithium-polymer battery model of the Power Station has the potential
to overheat, presenting a possible burn or fire hazard to consumers.
Sold at: Various retailers throughout the European Union, from September
2007 to May 2008, at prices ranging from approximately £17.99 to £24.99 in
the United Kingdom, and approximately €39.99 in the European Union.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact
the Power Station Recall Centre for instructions regarding how to obtain a refund.
Do not contact or return the product to the retailer.
Consumer Contact: For additional information about the Power Station Recall,
including instructions on how to obtain a refund for your Power Station,
visit the Recall Website at www.powerstationrecall.com.
You may also contact the Recall Center by email
([email protected]) or phone at +44 (0) 1429 243 219
(toll-free within the U.K.).