This firm is no longer in business. The remedy is no longer available.

Name of product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards

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.

No Remedy Available
Recall date:
July 6, 2016
About 70,000
Consumer Contact:

CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772

Recall Details


This recall involves Powerboard brand self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. Powerboard brand hoverboards model #PB-001 were sold in green, blue, black, red, white, chrome, gold chrome and pink, and can be identified by the POWERBOARD marking on the left side of the board.


Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled products. The firm is no longer in business. A remedy is no longer available.


There have been 27 reports of the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards overheating, sparking and smoking, including one report of property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Mall kiosks operated by Hoverboard LLC at 35 locations nationwide and online at and the from September 2015 through April 2016 for between $350 and $1,000.


PSDI, of Orem, Utah


Hoverboard LLC, of Scottsdale, Ariz.

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