Probity Cell of Holdrege, Neb., is recalling about 230 Glion electric scooters.
The frame of the scooter can break where the unit folds, posing a fall hazard.
The firm has received three reports of the scooter’s frame breaking, including one hip and elbow abrasion injury.
This recall involves the Glion SmartScooter Model 100. The foldable electric scooters are aluminum and come in black or white. The scooters are powered by lithium-ion batteries and have a kickstand, two tires and a USB phone charger.
“GLION” is printed on the standing board of the scooter. The scooters measure about 38 inches long and 5.5 inches wide and 45 inches tall when unfolded.
The scooters, manufactured in China, were sold Online at www.amazon.com, www.e-bay.com, www.kickstater.com and www.glion-scooter.com from September 2014, to September 2015, for between $380 and $550.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric scooters and contact Probity Cell for a free repair or a store credit toward the purchase of another product.
Consumers may contact Probity Cell toll free at 855-500-2640 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.glion-scooter.com and click on “Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.