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:
Replace
Recall date:
July 6, 2016
Units:
About 4,900
Consumer Contact:

PTX Performance Products toll-free at 844-837-7346 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at http://ptxperformance.com and click on Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Airwalk 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. Airwalk brand hoverboards were sold in black or white colors. The AIRWALK logo is printed on the front right foot pad.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled products and contact PTX to exchange their hoverboard for a free UL-certified replacement.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

The Sports Authority, MC Sports stores nationwide and online at Academy.com and DICKS.com from December 2015 through May 2016 for about $500.

Manufacturer(s):

PTX Performance Products USA, of Irvine, Calif.

Importer(s):

PTX Performance Products USA, of Irvine, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
16-208