PhotoTech Drift of Los Angeles, Calif., is recalling about 100 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 have been reported.

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.

The scooters/hoverboards, manufactured in China, were sold online at www.techdrift.com and www.amazon.com from December 2015 through April 2016 for between $400 and $500.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scooters/hoverboards and contact Tech Drift for instructions on returning their hoverboard for a free UL2272-certified replacement unit.

Consumers may contact Tech Drift at 800-491-0264 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday or email techdriftmyk@gmail.com for more information.


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