Recall Date: November 14, 2017
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.
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.
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.
Simplified Wireless, of Element, N.Y.