iHoverspeed Scooter/Hoverboard Recall

iHoverspeed Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by Simplified Wireless Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Date: November 14, 2017

Recall Number: 18-029

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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: Replace

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.

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Pictures available here:  https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/iHoverspeed-SelfBalancing-ScootersHoverboards-Recalled-by-Simplified-Wireless-Due-to-Fire-Hazard

Recall Details

Units: 

About 900

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.

Incidents/Injuries: 

None reported

Sold At:

Amazon.comiHoverspeed.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

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