Horizon Hobby Recalls E-flite Chargers Due to Fire Hazard

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. 

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The chargers can overcharge the batteries and overheat, which could result in a fire, property damage and injury.
  • Remedy
    Replace
  • Incidents
    None reported
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should stop using the recalled chargers immediately and contact Horizon Hobby for a replacement charger. 
  • Sold At
    Horizon Hobby stores nationwide and online at www.HorizonHobby.com from March 2015 through June 2015 for about $70.  
 
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