Horizon Hobby Recalls Batteries Due to Fire Hazard

The battery used to power remote control vehicles can overheat when being used or charged and cause a fire.

Fecha del retiro: junio 25, 2013
Número del retiro: 13-227
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Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

Dynamite 7.4 V LiPo Batteries

Riesgo:

The positive and negative battery leads are incorrectly wired to the battery connector. The use or charging of the battery can cause the battery to overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Contacto para los consumidores:

Horizon Hobby; toll-free at (877) 504-0233 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT on Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. CT on Sunday, or online at www.horizonhobby.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Detalles del retiro

Unidades

About 117

Descripción

This recall involves Dynamite 7.4 volt LiPo batteries that are used to power Horizon Hobby’s Losi Micro remote control vehicles. The batteries measure about 2 inches long by 1 inch wide by ½ inch thick. The batteries were sold separately from the vehicles and have red and black wires coming out of the end into a white plastic connector. Dynamite, 180 mAh, 2S, 20C Li-Po and DYN1429 are printed on the side of the black and orange batteries.  

Incidentes/Lesiones

None reported

Remedio

Consumers should stop using the recalled battery immediately.  Disconnect it from the product or charger and return the battery to Horizon Hobby for a full refund or a replacement battery.

Vendido en

Hobby stores nationwide and online at www.horizonhobby.com from December 2012 through April 2013 for about $20.

Importado por

Horizon Hobby Inc., of Champaign, Ill.

Fabricado por

Kiel Technology Ltd., of Hong Kong

Fabricación en

China

  • Dynamite 7.4V battery