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Horizon Hobby Recalls E-flite Chargers

  • Recalled E-flite Ultra Micro-4, 4x9W, AC/DC Battery Charger
Name of Product:
E-flite Ultra Micro-4 AC/DC Battery Chargers
Hazard:
The chargers can overcharge the batteries and overheat, which could result in a fire, property damage and injury.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
October 15, 2015
Units:
About 1,300
Consumer Contact

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

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the EFLC1105 E-flite Ultra Micro-4, 4x9W, AC/DC Battery Charger from E-flite. The charger has four independently functioning charge circuits with a LED status display. Each port can charge one 30-150mAh, 1S UM cell, a 1S MCPX cell, or one 120-300mAh 2S pack equipped with a JST-PH, 3-wire connector. The charger measures 5 inches tall by 7 inches wide by 1.5 inches deep.  The charger is blue with a gray, black and blue faceplate with white and black type. "Eflite Celectra UMX-$ Battery Charger" is printed across the center of the charger. 

Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the recalled chargers immediately and contact Horizon Hobby for a replacement charger. 

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold Exclusively At

Horizon Hobby stores nationwide and online at www.HorizonHobby.com from March 2015 through June 2015 for about $70.  

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Horizon Hobby LLC, of Champaign, Ill.

Recall number:
16-008
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