The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Units: About 3,200
Hazard: The lithium-polymer batteries can ignite while charging, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Description: The recall involves a lithium-polymer battery charger and batteries sold with the AT600 Falcon Helicopter kit. The recall also includes any spare battery (Model AT600B) or spare charger (Model ATS6046) purchased for this kit.
Sold at: www.Hobby-Lobby.com from April 2006 through July 2007 for $300 per kit. Spare chargers sold for about $15; spare batteries sold for about $45.
Remedy: Consumers can receive new batteries and a “smart” charger that will shut down when the charging process is completed by e-mailing email@example.com. Consumers should not return the batteries and chargers to the firm, but follow instructions for disposal and registration on Hobby Lobby’s Web site.
Contact: Call 866-933-5972 or visit www.hobby-lobby.com.