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Glion Electric Scooters Recalled by Probity Cell Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Glion SmartScooter Model 100 Black and White Unfolded
  • Glion SmartScooter Model 100 Black in Folded Position
  • Glion SmartScooter Model 100 White in Folded Position
Name of Product:
Electric scooters
Hazard:

The frame of the electric scooter can break where the unit folds, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Repair
Recall Date:
October 03, 2016
Units:
About 230
Consumer Contact

Probity Cell toll free at 855-500-2640 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at recall@glion-scooter.com or online at www.glion-scooter.com  and click on “Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.  

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Glion SmartScooter Model 100. The foldable electric scooters are aluminum and come in black or white. The scooters are powered by lithium-ion batteries and have a kickstand, two tires and a USB phone charger. “GLION” is printed on the standing board of the scooter. The scooters measure about 38 inches long and 5.5 inches wide and 45 inches tall when unfolded.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric scooters and contact Probity Cell for a free repair or a store credit toward the purchase of another product. 

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received three reports of the scooter’s frame breaking, including one hip and elbow abrasion injury.

Sold Online At

www.amazon.com, www.e-bay.com, www.kickstater.com and www.glion-scooter.com from September 2014 to September 2015 for between $380 and $550.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Probity Cell LLC, of Holdrege, Neb.

Distributor(s):

Probity Cell LLC, of Holdrege, Neb.

Recall number:
17-700
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About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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