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 6, 2016
Units:
About 16,000
Consumer Contact:
Digital Gadgets toll-free at 866-696-3421 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at hover-way.com and click on "Recall Notice" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves Hover-Way brand self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards, with model number HWSBB601-R. Hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. They were sold in red, black or and white colors. Hover-Way is printed on the hoverboard’s packaging.
 
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled products and contact Digital Gadgets to return their hoverboard for a full refund.
Incidents/Injuries:
There have been 17 incident reports of the battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards overheating, including two reports of burn injuries and two reports of property damage.
Sold Exclusively At:

QVC’s televised shopping programs and on QVC’s website from November 2015 through December 2015 for about $400.

Manufacturer(s):
Digital Gadgets LLC, of Monroe, N.J.
Importer(s):
Digital Gadgets LLC, of Monroe, N.J.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
16-213