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Boscov’s Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard

  • Recalled Orbit hoverboard
  • Recalled Orbit hoverboard
  • Orbit is printed on a black sticker on the underside of the hoverboards
Name of Product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards
Hazard:

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
July 06, 2016
Units:
About 1,300
Consumer Contact

Boscov's toll-free at 800-755-6391 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET or online at Boscovs.com and click on Customer Care and then Recall Notices for more information.

Recall Details

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled products and contact Boscov’s to return their hoverboard for a full refund or a store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Boscov’s stores in the Mid-Atlantic region and online at boscovs.com from December 2015 through May 2016 for about $350.

Manufactured In:
China
Distributor(s):

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Boscov’s Department Store LLC, of Reading, Pa.

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Recall number:
16-212
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