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.

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[Missing text /cpscGlobals/recallsboilerplates/recalldate for vi-VN]: Tháng Sáu 25, 2013
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Dynamite 7.4 V LiPo Batteries

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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.

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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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About 117

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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.  

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None reported

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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.

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

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Horizon Hobby Inc., of Champaign, Ill.

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Kiel Technology Ltd., of Hong Kong

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China

  • Dynamite 7.4V battery