EPI ID: 
67504
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:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 1,000
Consumer Contact:

Dollar Mania toll-free at 844-333-4457 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online on the Dollar Mania Facebook page for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Sonic Smart Wheels self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards, with model number S-01 or SBW666SL printed on the bottom of the unit. The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion batteries. The hoverboards were sold in black, blue, green, red, white and yellow and have an “S” printed in the center of the wheel caps.

 

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled self-balancing scooters/hoverboards and contact Dollar Mania for instructions on returning the hoverboard to receive a free UL2272-certified replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of a self-balancing scooter/hoverboard catching fire in Louisiana in 2017 resulting in approximately $40,000 of property damage to a consumer’s home. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At:

Dollar Mania stores in Bossier City and Shreveport, Louisana from August 2015 through December 2016 for about $200.

Importer(s):

Dollar Mania, of Bossier City, La.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-032
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:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 100
Consumer Contact:

Tech Drift at 800-491-0264 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or email techdriftmyk@gmail.com for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Tech Drift self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. Hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. The hoverboards were sold in black and white.

 

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled scooters/hoverboards and contact Tech Drift for instructions on returning their hoverboard for a free UL2272-certified replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Online at www.techdrift.com and www.amazon.com from December 2015 through April 2016 for between $400 and $500.

Importer(s):

Tech Drift, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-031
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 hoverboards smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 8,700
Consumer Contact:

Contact DPI at 800-311-9263 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT or online at www.iliveelectronics.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves iLive self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards, with model numbers GSB56BC, GSB56RC, GSB65BUC, GSB56WC and GSB56GDC. The model number is printed on the bottom of the unit. The hoverboards have two wheels, one at either end of a platform, and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. “iLive” is printed in the center of the hoverboard’s top surface as well as underneath the top deck, facing the ground. The hoverboards were sold in black, red, white, blue and gold. Some units were sold with a black carrying case.

 

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scooters/hoverboards and contact Digital Products (DPI) for instructions on how to obtain a free UL2272-certified replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of the battery pack overheating and smoking. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Sold At:

Ace Hardware and hh gregg stores nationwide, Heartland America catalogs and online at AceHardware.com and hhgregg.com from April 2016 through March 2017 for between $170 and $200.

Importer(s):

Digital Products International Inc., of St. Louis, Mo.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-030
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:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 900
Consumer Contact:

Simplified Wireless toll-free at 833-220-1212 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email at simplifiedrecall@gmail.com.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all iHoverspeed 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. The hoverboards were sold in black, blue, red and white and have “iHoverspeed” printed on the front.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled self-balancing scooters/hoverboards and contact Simplified Wireless to return their unit to receive a free UL2272-certified replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Amazon.com, iHoverspeed.com and other online retailers from November 2015 to December 2015 for between $290 and $330.

Importer(s):

Simplified Wireless, of Element, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-029
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:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 1,800
Consumer Contact:

Four Star Imports at 800-780-5231 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT or online at www.villagemart.com and click on Recall Notice.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all Go Wheels 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. “Go Wheel” is printed in a circle on the middle of the unit where the sides connect. The “Go Wheel” identification will illuminate when the hoverboard is powered on. They were sold in black, white, red, blue, gold and pink.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled self-balancing scooters/hoverboards and contact Four Star Imports to return their unit to receive a free UL2272-certified replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

Four Star Imports has received one report of a self-balancing scooter/hoverboard overheating. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.

Sold Exclusively At:

Village Mart store in Memphis, Tennessee from October 2015 to March 2016 for about $200.

Importer(s):

Four Star Imports, of Memphis, Tenn.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-028
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:
November 14, 2017
Units:
About 700
Consumer Contact:

Drone Nerds toll-free at 888-785-7543 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at hbrecall@gmail.com or online at www.dronenerds.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves certain Drone Nerds 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. They were sold in a variety of colors.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hoverboards and contact Drone Nerds to return the unit to receive a full refund or store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Drone Nerds store in Aventura, Florida and online at www.dronenerds.com from November 2015 through March 2016 for about $300.

Importer(s):

Drone Nerds Inc., of Aventura, Fla.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-027
Name of product:
Soothing Motions Seats
Hazard:

The motor housing can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
October 24, 2017
Units:
About 63,000 (In addition, 2,000 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Fisher-Price at 800-432-5437 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.service.mattel.com and click on Recalls & Safety Alerts for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves Fisher-Price Soothing Motions Seats with model numbers CMR35, CMR36, CMR37, and DYH22 and Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seats with model number CMR39. The seat bounces, sways, or bounces and sways together. The seat also vibrates, plays 10 songs and nature sounds, and has an overhead mobile.  The model number is located on the underside of the motor housing.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Soothing Motions Seats and contact Fisher-Price for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Fisher-Price has received 36 reports of the product overheating, including one report of a fire contained within the motor housing. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

BuybuyBaby, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from November 2015 through October 2017 for about $160 for the Soothing Motions Seat and $175 for the Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seat.

Importer(s):

Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-015
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Surgeloc Surge Protection Devices
Hazard:

The Surgeloc Surge Protection Device can experience an arc event, which can result in a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
October 28, 2020
Units:

About 47,250

Consumer Contact:

Schneider Electric at 800-577-7353 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.se.com/us/surgeloc-safetynotice or www.se.com/us/en/, then click on the link “Product Safety Notice: Surgelogic NQ SurgeLoc Surge Protection Device.”

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Schneider Electric Surgeloc Surge Protection Devices.  The 3-wire and 4-wire devices are primarily installed in commercial/industrial applications and may include some residential applications.  They are black rectangular-shaped devices with a green plastic rimmed meter and a white label with “Square D by Schneider Electric,” with the date code and the catalog number on the front.  The recalled devices were manufactured from January 1, 2013 (date code 13011) through August 24, 2020 (date code 20352).  The date codes are in the YYWWD format (example: 20452 = year 2020, week 45, day 2 Monday; the day is optional).  The date code is located on the front of the device. Catalog numbers included in the recall include the following:  

Voltage

Surge Current Rating

NQ Panelboard Units – 

Surge Cat No.

120/240 V, 1 Phase,

3-wire + ground

80 kA

SSP01BIA08PBQ1

100 kA

SSP01BIA10PBQ1

120 kA

SSP01BIA12PBQ1

160 kA

SSP01BIA16PBQ1

200 kA

SSP01BIA20PBQ1

240kA

SSP01BIA24PBQ1

208Y/120 V, 3-Phase,

4-wire + ground

Wye

80 kA

SSP02BIA08PBQ1

100 kA

SSP02BIA10PBQ1

120 kA

SSP02BIA12PBQ1

160 kA

SSP02BIA16PBQ1

200 kA

SSP03BIA20PBQ1

240kA

SSP03BIA24PBQ1

240Y/120 V, 3-Phase,

4-wire + ground

High-leg Delta

80 kA

SSP03BIA08PBQ1

100 kA

SSP03BIA10PBQ1

120 kA

SSP03BIA12PBQ1

160 kA

SSP03BIA16PBQ1

200 kA

SSP03BIA20PBQ1

240kA

SSP03BIA24PBQ1

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled surge protection devices and contact Schneider Electric for instructions on receiving a free equivalent replacement surge protector.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of an arcing incident that caused smoke damage to the wall in a commercial location.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Authorized Schneider Electric distributors from January 2013 through August 2020 and included in factory-ordered panelboards for between $400 and $1,200.

Manufacturer(s):

Schneider Electric Systems USA, Inc., of Foxboro, Mass.

Distributor(s):

Schneider Electric USA Inc., of Boston, Mass.

Manufactured In:
Mexico
Recall number:
21-013
Name of product:
Homerygardens™ 4-Outlet, 6’ Foot Long Indoor and Outdoor Extension Cord Splitters
Hazard:

The wire size of the recalled extension cords cannot handle the appropriate amp load and lacks protective features, posing a fire hazard.  

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
October 15, 2020
Units:

About 5,700

Consumer Contact:

Sales BSD toll-free at 866-966-0606 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email at RecallExtensionCord@gmail.com for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Homerygardens Outdoor Extension Cord Splitters.  The extension cord splitters are black with four outlets and an on/off switch and are six feet long.  

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled extension cords and contact Sales BSD Inc. to return the product for a full refund.  Shipping and handling will be at no cost to consumers.  The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At:

Online at Amazon.com and Walmart.com from March 2019 through August 2020 for between $11 and $23.

Distributor(s):

Sales BSD Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
21-703
Name of product:
Dual Fuel Portable Generators
Hazard:

The recalled portable generators can leak fuel, posing a fire and burn hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
September 16, 2020
Units:

About 7,500

Consumer Contact:

MWE Investments toll-free at 855-944-4796 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email info@wpowereq.com, or online at www.westinghouseoutdoorpower.com and click on “Product Safety” located at the top of the page.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Westinghouse WGen5300DFv Dual Fuel Portable Generators and Westinghouse iGen4500DF Dual Fuel Inverter Portable Generators with manufacture dates from October 2019 through December 2019.  The dual fuel generators can run on gasoline or propane. 

The WGen5300DFv has a bright blue and black metal exterior and has “Westinghouse” and “WGen5300DFv” printed in white lettering on the control panel on the side of the generator.  The generator has a fold down handle and wheels for portability.  The generator measures about 23.3 inches long by 20 inches wide inches by 19.29 inches tall without its wheel kit.  It weighs about 129 pounds. 

The iGen4500DF has a bright blue plastic cover and has “Westinghouse iGen4500DF” printed in white lettering on both side panels.  The generator measures about 29.7 inches long by 19.7 wide inches by 22 inches tall.  It weighs about 105 pounds. 

Affected units will have one of the following serial numbers, which can be found on the unit’s back panel (the “x” fields are specific to individual units):

04511A1019xxxxxxxxx 

04511A1219xxxxxxxxx

5311A1219xxxxxxxxx

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact MWE Investments to arrange for a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 26 reports of fuel leaking from the fuel valve.  No fires, injuries, or property damage have been reported.

Sold At:

The WGen500DFv was sold at Sam’s Club nationwide and online at SamsClub.com.  The iGen4500DF was sold online at amazon.com, homedepot.com, lowes.com, electricgeneratorsdirect.com, powerequipmentdirect.com, norwall.com, and other online locations.  The generators were sold from January 2020 through May 2020 for between $450 and $1,050, depending on the model.

Importer(s):

MWE Investments, of Columbus, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China and Vietnam
Recall number:
20-185
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.