The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat.
Recall date: July 06, 2016
Recall SummaryName of product: Self-balancing scooters/hoverboards
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:
Yuka Clothing toll-free at 800-616-0765 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email email@example.com.
Report an Incident Involving this Product
DescriptionThis recall involves Wheeli, 2 Wheelz, Back to the Future, Mobile Tech, Hover Shark, NWS, X Glider and X Rider brand of self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards, that were sold by Yuka Clothing. Hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. The hoverboards were sold in various colors and do not have any brand labels on them. The hoverboards were sold with a key fob that turns the hoverboard on and off.
Incidents/InjuriesThere have been two incident reports involving the recalled self-balancing scooters/hoverboards. One incident involved a hoverboard sparking. The second involved a hoverboard that turned off while a consumer was riding it. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using these recalled products and contact Yuka Clothing to return their hoverboard for a full refund.
Sold atYuka Clothing stores nationwide and online choxi.com, groupon.com, Starshop.com and zulily.com from June 2015 through May 2016 for between $400 and $900.
Manufacturer(s)Yuka Clothing, of Miami, Fla.
Importer(s)Yuka Clothing, of Miami, Fla.