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:
Moravian Star lights
Hazard:

The lights lack adequate minimum wire size and overcurrent protection, posing fire and electrical shock hazards to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
August 5, 2020
Units:
About 50,000
Consumer Contact:

Hercules at 800-626-8807, ext. 4340, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday to Friday,  email at recall@herculesoem.com, or online at www.herculesoem.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves a single style of Moravian star lights, including those with incandescent and LED bulbs.  The lights are a white multipointed star designed to hang from a ceiling.  Moravian Stars were sold in two sizes, 12” and 21.”  The exterior boxes were either red, green or blue.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the light and contact Hercules for a free repair kit.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At:

Online at  MoravianStarCompany.com and Amazon.com between November 2016 through December 2019 for about $20.

Importer(s):

Hercules OEM, of Burnsville, Minn.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
20-158
Name of product:
Home Accents Holiday artificial Christmas trees
Hazard:

The Christmas tree’s foot-pedal controller can overheat, posing a burn hazard.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
July 23, 2020
Units:
About 99,000 (another 5,100 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Willis Electric toll-free at 866-210-5958 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or online at www.williscorporation.com and click on the recall tab for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves mode-switching foot-pedal controllers included with 2019 Home Accent Holiday 7.5 ft. and 9 ft. artificial pine Christmas trees.  Model numbers W14N0126, W14N0127, W14N0148, W14N0149, and W14N0157 and SKU NUMBERS can be found on the product label on the Christmas tree’s cord, and are listed in the following table. 

Model No.

SKU No.

W14N0127

1004391988

1004147107

W14N0157

1004363928

1004213736

W14N0126

1004363929

1004213737

W14N0149

1004213744

W14N0148

1004213742

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the foot-pedal controller, dispose of it and contact Willis Electric for free replacement foot pedal controller.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 509 reports of incidents of overheating involving the foot-pedal controller, including one report of a burn. 

Sold At:

Exclusively at Home Depot from June 2019 through December 2019 for between $80 and $360.

Manufacturer(s):

Willis Electric Co. Ltd., of Taiwan

Importer(s):

Home Depot Product Authority LLC, of Atlanta, Ga

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
20-153
Name of product:
Mattress on the Go folding mattresses
Hazard:

The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
July 22, 2020
Units:
About 1,600
Consumer Contact:

DownEast at 800-337-3076 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT, Monday through Friday, email at recallMOTG@deoinc.com or online at www.downeastbasics.com and click on the “Recall Notice” tab for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves DownEast’s Mattress on the Go folding mattresses which can be used as a small sofa or chair.  The two-tone gray mattresses measure 4 inches high when configured as a mattress.  Only the twin-sized mattresses are included in this recall.  Downeast Home & Clothing, Item # 5540033515 and Made in China are printed on a white tag located on the underside of the head panel of the mattress.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mattresses and contact DownEast to receive a free fitted liner to cover the mattress and bring it into compliance with the federal standard.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At:

DownEast store locations nationwide and donated to various facilities from November 2017 through December 2019 for about $110.

Manufacturer(s):

Relux Mattress Co. Ltd., of China

Importer(s):

DownEast Outfitters Inc., of Salt Lake City, Utah

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
20-155