Tech Drift Scooters/Hoverboards Recall

Tech Drift Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards
Recall Date: November 14, 2017

Recall Number: 18-031

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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 hoverboards smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy: Replace

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.

Consumer Contact: Tech Drift at 800-491-0264 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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

Recall Details

Units: 

About 100

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.

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

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