PhotoSimplified Wireless of Element, N.Y., is recalling about 900 iHoverspeed 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 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.

They were sold in black, blue, red and white and have “iHoverspeed” printed on the front.

The scooters/hoverboards, manufactured in China, were sold at Amazon.com, iHoverspeed.com and other online retailers from November 2015 to December 2015 for between $290 and $330.

What to do

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.

Consumers may contact Simplified Wireless toll-free at 833-220-1212 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or by email at simplifiedrecall@gmail.com.


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