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Horizon Hobby Losi NiMH Start-Up Combo Chargers

Date: 
October 20, 2011
Brand: 
Horizon Hobby
Sold At: 

Hobby stores nationwide gave the battery chargers away free or for a small charge with a purchase, depending on the retailer from January 2011 to March 2011.

Problem:

The charger and battery can emit excessive heat, posing a burn and fire hazard.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 975 in U.S. and 25 in Canada
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using this product and contact Horizon Hobby for a refund of the retail value.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact Horizon Hobby toll-free at (877) 504-0233 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Saturday and between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday or visit the website at www.horizonhobby.com/losicombo

Incidents/Injuries: 

Horizon Hobby has received eight reports of the batteries emitting excessive heat. No injuries have been reported.

Manufactured In: 
China

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