Drone Nerds Scooter/Hoverboard Recall

Drone Nerds Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards

Recall Date: November 14, 2017

Recall Number: 18-027         

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Recall Summary

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

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

Consumer Contact: Drone Nerds toll-free at 888-785-7543 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. '; document.getElementById('cloak90664').innerHTML += ''+addy_text90664+'<\/a>'; //--> or online atwww.dronenerds.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Drone-Nerds-Recalls-SelfBalancing-ScootersHoverboards-Due-to-Fire-and-Explosion-Hazards

Recall Details

Units: 

About 700

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.

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

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