Video game consoles are always popular gifts for the holiday season. Retailers are reporting they can’t keep the latest and greatest gaming devices on their shelves. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is releasing information on how to keep gaming devices from overheating.
Since 2000, the CPSC has received reports on 226 incidents involving electronic game systems. 107 of those reports indicated some form of overheating or fire, including 15 cases of injury.
To promote safe use of these devices the CPSC offers the following tips:
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury you can call this toll free number 1-800-638-2772 or you can report it the CPSC on-line.
If you or a family member has suffered a serious injury as a result of an unsafe product, you can call us (202) 463-3030 or you can email the attorneys at Regan Zambri & Long.