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.
The charger and battery can emit excessive heat, posing a burn and fire hazard.
About 975 in U.S. and 25 in Canada
Consumers should immediately stop using this product and contact Horizon Hobby for a refund of the retail value.
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
Horizon Hobby has received eight reports of the batteries emitting excessive heat. No injuries have been reported.