Drone 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 www.dronenerds.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.dronenerds.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.
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