Self-balancing scooter (“Hoverboard”)

Recall published
2019-01-07
Brand
  • Doc Green
Product title
Self-balancing scooter (“Hoverboard”)
Hoverboard
Product description
2-wheel self-balancing scooter (hoverboard), including instructions, and charger. Charger Input: 100-240V~ Output: DC 42V. Packaged in a rectangular cardboard box marked with 'Hoverboard HB 8000’ and a picture of a hoverboard on the packaging.
Risk
Furthermore, the plastic housing of the hoverboard can easily catch fire. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.
Measures taken
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
HB 8000
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Burns Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/0034/19
Category
Sports Equipment
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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