Recalls this week: Vertical roasters, battery chargers

A line of vertical roasters are being recalled because they can break or shatter. Battery chargers that can overheat are also among this week's recalled consumer products.

Here's a more detailed look:


DETAILS: CHEFS-branded flameproof ceramic vertical roasters. The black roasters consist of a round roasting pan with handles and a removable insert. The CHEFS logo is at the center of the rimmed base. They were sold at,, and other online retailers from April 2014 through May 2015.

WHY: The vertical roasters can break or shatter, posing burn and laceration hazards.

INCIDENTS: 25 reports of the roasters breaking or shattering. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 4,000.

FOR MORE: Call TCC Cooking Company at 800-338-3232 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit and click on the Product Recalls link under the Need Help section. Consumers can also write to the firm at CHEFS Customer Care, 5070 Centennial Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80919. Consumers can contact Target at 800-440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit and click on the Product Recalls link at the bottom of the home page under the Help section or click on the Product Recalls tab on Target's Facebook page for more information.


DETAILS: 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 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. They were sold at Horizon Hobby stores nationwide and online at from March 2015 through June 2015.

WHY: The chargers can overcharge the batteries and overheat, which could result in a fire, property damage and injury.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 1,300.

FOR MORE: Call Horizon Hobby 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 visit and click on Product Recalls listed under the Support tab at the bottom of the page for more information.