Recall date: 6, 2016
Recall number: 16-218

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards
nguy hiểm:
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.
Consumer Contact:
Consumers should contact the recalling companies through their websites and call centers listed below.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 501,000
Description:
This recall involves self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. They have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. Recalled self-balancing scooters include the following retailers, brands and online firms: Manufacturer/Importers:
Company Number of Units Brand/Model Sold Remedy Company’s Contact Information
Digital Gadgets LLC, of Monroe, N.J. 16,000 Hover-Way/Model # HWSBB601-R Refund 866-696-3421 or www.hover-way.com
Hoverboard LLC, of Scottsdale, Ariz. 70,000 Powerboard Replace 800-750-6714 or www.thepowerboard.com
Hype Wireless, of Edison, N.J. 25,000 Hype Roam Replace 866-449-7186 or www.hyperoam.com
Keenford Ltd., of Lynbrook, N.Y. 84,000 iMoto Refund Store credit 877-280-8401 or www.imotohk.com or www.hoverboard360.com
PTX Performance Products USA of Irvine, Calif. 4,900 Airwalk Self Balancing Electric Scooter Replace 844-837-7346 or http://ptxperformance.com
Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif. 28,000 Hovertrax Replace 866-467-2967 or www.razor.com
Swagway LLC, of South Bend, Ind. 267,000 Swagway X1 Repair 844-299-0625 or https://swagway.com
Yuka Clothing, of Miami, Fla. 800 Wheeli, 2Wheelz, Back to the Future, Mobile Tech, Hover Shark, NWS, X Glider and X Rider Refund 800-616-0765 or email recall@yukaparis.com
Retail Stores:
Boscov’s, of Reading, Pa. 1,300 Orbit Refund 800-755-6391 or www.boscovs.com
Online Retailers:
Overstock.com, of Salt Lake City, Utah 4,300 All hoverboards sold on Overstock.com Refund 800-843-2446 or www.overstock.com
Incidents/Injuries:
There have been at least 99 incidents reports of the battery packs in self-balancing scooters/hoverboards overheating, sparking, smoking, catching fire and/or exploding including reports of burn injuries and property damage.
 
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled products and contact the recalling company to return their hoverboard for a full refund, a free repair or a free replacement depending on the model.
Sold At:

Mass merchandisers nationwide and online retailers from June 2015 through May 2016 for between $350 and $900.

Manufacturer(s):
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Importer(s):
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Distributor(s):

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Manufactured In:
China
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Note: At the request of the Commission, Alibaba Group has taken voluntary action to require certifications from testing agencies for hoverboards listed by third-parties on the AliExpress.com and Alibaba.com online marketplaces.  Consumers are urged to immediately stop using hoverboards which do not comply with applicable safety standards and dispose of them in accordance with local and state regulations. 

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