PhotoDrone Nerds Inc of Aventura, Fla., is recalling about 700 self-balancing scooters/hoverboards.

The lithium-ion battery packs can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

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.

The scooters/hoverboards, manufactured in China, were sold at the Drone Nerds store in Aventura, Florida, and online at from November 2015, through March 2016, for about $300.

What to do

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

Consumers may contact Drone Nerds toll-free at 888-785-7543 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at or online at and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

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