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Hoverboard LLC Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard

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

  • Recalled hoverboard
  • Recalled hoverboard
Name of Product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards
Riesgo:

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.

Remedio:
No Remedy Available
Recall Date:
Julio 06, 2016
Unidades:
About 70,000
Contacto para los consumidores

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Detalles del retiro

Descripción:

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.

Remedio:

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

Incidentes/Lesiones:

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 Amazon.com and the powerboard.com from September 2015 through April 2016 for between $350 and $1,000.
Importer(s):

PSDI, of Orem, Utah

Distributor(s):
Hoverboard LLC, of Scottsdale, Ariz.
Fabricación en:
China
Número del retiro:
16-210
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