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 800
Consumer Contact:
Yuka Clothing toll-free at 800-616-0765 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email recall@yukaparis.com.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves Wheeli, 2 Wheelz, Back to the Future, Mobile Tech, Hover Shark, NWS, X Glider and X Rider brand of self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards, that were sold by Yuka Clothing. Hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. The hoverboards were sold in various colors and do not have any brand labels on them. The hoverboards were sold with a key fob that turns the hoverboard on and off.
 
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled products and contact Yuka Clothing to return their hoverboard for a full refund.
Incidents/Injuries:
There have been two incident reports involving the recalled self-balancing scooters/hoverboards. One incident involved a hoverboard sparking. The second involved a hoverboard that turned off while a consumer was riding it. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Sold At:

Yuka Clothing stores nationwide and online choxi.com, groupon.com, Starshop.com and zulily.com from June 2015 through May 2016 for between $400 and $900.

Manufacturer(s):
Yuka Clothing, of Miami, Fla.
Importer(s):
Yuka Clothing, of Miami, Fla.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
16-209