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:
Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspots
Hazard:

The lithium ion battery in the hotspots can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
April 8, 2021
Units:

About 2.5 million 

Consumer Contact:

Verizon toll-free at 855-205-2627 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET or online at www.EllipsisJetpackRecall.expertinquiry.com or www.verizon.com and click on “Recalls” on the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspots imported by Franklin Wireless Corp. The recalled Jetpacks are dark navy plastic oval devices that are about 3.5 inches wide and 2.25 inches tall. “verizon” is printed below the digital display window on the front of the device. The charger provided with the recalled Jetpacks has a sticker on the wire that states: Compatible: FWC MHS900L, Model: FWCR900TVL, DC151030.

 
Remedy:

Consumers can reduce the risk of hazard by powering the unit off, unplugging it from its power source and store in a place away from children, on top a hard surface with adequate ventilation around the unit and away from combustibles  until it can be properly returned to Verizon. 

If consumers must use the product for internet access, then they should take the following steps:

  • Turn the recalled hotspot “on” and plug it in to allow the hotspot to receive two over-the-air automatic software updates that: 

    • (a) enable the device’s identifying number to be viewed on its scrolling screen and 

    • (b) prevent the device from charging while the device is plugged in and powered on. 

  • After the software update is applied, users should:

    • (a) Leave the device powered on while it is plugged in. 

    • (b) When not in use, the device should be turned off, unplugged from its power source, and securely stored. 

  • Consumers should use the contact information below to receive a replacement hotspot free of charge and a return envelope to return the Ellipsis to Verizon for safe disposal.

  • Schools that provided the recalled Ellipsis Jetpack to students have been contacted by Verizon with instructions on receiving replacement hotspots free of charge and mailing packages to return the recalled Ellipsis Jetpacks to Verizon for safe disposal. 

  • Parents whose children received the recalled Ellipsis Jetpack from their schools should contact their school for instructions on how to receive a free replacement device and return their recalled Ellipsis Jetpacks.

Incidents/Injuries:

Verizon has received 15 reports of devices overheating, including six reports of fire damage to bedding or flooring and two reports of minor burn injuries.

Sold At:

Verizon stores nationwide, and other stores and to school districts nationwide and online at www.verizon.com from April 2017 through March 2021 for between $50 to $150. 

Importer(s):

Franklin Wireless Corp., of San Diego, Calif.

Distributor(s):

Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless, of Basking Ridge, New Jersey

Manufactured In:
Vietnam and Taiwan
Recall number:
21-106
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:
EC8 Power Cables
Hazard:

The pins inside the connector on the power cord can deform and overheat, posing  a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
April 7, 2021
Units:

About 7,850

Consumer Contact:

Goal Zero toll-free at 888-794-6250 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at productreplacement@goalzero.com, or online at www.goalzero.com and click on the “Notices & Recalls” link located at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves only the 12-foot EC8 Extension cables (model 98201) and Male EC8 to Ring cables (model 98202) that are installed in vehicle integrations.  The 12-foot EC8 Extension cable was sold individually and with the Car Charge Kit.  This cable was used to connect Yeti power stations to either a Yeti Tank or a vehicle battery. 

The Male EC8 to Ring cable was sold individually and with different Yeti Tanks.  These cables are used to connect Yeti Tanks to Yeti power stations and are frequently coupled with the 12-foot EC8 Extension cable. 

The model and the UPC numbers can be found on the product packaging, receipts or invoices.

Recalled Product Name 

Model Number

UPC Codes

12’ EC8 Extension Cable

98201

847974006474

Male EC8 to Ring Cable

98202

847974006481

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cables and contact Goal Zero for a free replacement.

Incidents/Injuries:

Goal Zero has received four reports of the cable connected to the vehicle battery overheating, melting, or catching on fire, some of which resulted in property damage.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Bass Pro, REI and Sportsman’s Warehouse stores nationwide and online at Amazon, Backcountry and GoalZero.com from March 2019 through December 2020 for between $25 and $50.

Importer(s):

Goal Zero LLC, of Bluffdale, Utah

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
21-104
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:
Animal, Heathered Plush and Luxe Sherpa Children’s Bath Wraps
Hazard:

The recalled bath wraps fail to meet flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
April 7, 2021
Units:

About 55,700 (In addition, about 3,900 units were sold in Canada)

 

Consumer Contact:

RH toll-free at 833-917-3405 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Saturday and Sunday, email at recall@rh.com or online at www.rh.com and click on “Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves three styles of hooded children’s bath wraps:  Animal, Heathered Plush, and Luxe Sherpa.  The bath wraps have attached belts and patch pockets.  The size and “RH BABY&CHILD” or “baby & child RESTORATION HARDWARE” are printed on a sewn-in label at the neck.

The Animal Bath Wraps are made of cotton terry and have faces on the hoods sewn to resemble one of the following animals:  Bunny (ivory or petal colors), cat, dog, dragon, elephant, lion, monkey, moose or unicorn.  They were sold in sizes 2-3 years, 3-4 years and 4-5 years.

The Heathered Plush Bath Wraps are made of a heathered polyester plush fabric and were sold in blue, gray, lilac and pink, and in sizes 18-24 months, 2-3 years, 3-4 years, 4-5 years, 6-7 years and 8-10 years.

The Luxe Sherpa Bath Wraps have a jersey exterior made of a polyester, rayon and spandex blend and a polyester sherpa fleece lining.  They were sold in charcoal, gray, ivory, lilac, navy and pink, and in sizes 18-24 months, 2-3 years, 3-4 years, 4-5 years, 6-7 years and 8-10 years.

The SKU or UPC of the bath wraps included in this recall can be found at https://rh.com/content/page.jsp?id=safety-recalls.  The SKU or UPC is located on the purchase receipt.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the recalled bath wraps and contact RH for a full refund of the purchase price, or credit of $35 for the Animal Bath Wrap, $32 for the Heathered Bath Wrap or $39 for the Sherpa Bath Wrap, if the consumer’s purchase price cannot be determined.  RH is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

RH Baby & Child Galleries and RH Outlets nationwide and online at www.rh.com and www.rhbabyandchild.com from April 2014 through November 2020 for between $1 and $64.

Importer(s):

RH US LLC, of Corte Madera, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China or Turkey
Recall number:
21-102