More than 500,000 hoverboards recalled after fires
More than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after reports that dozens of them have burst into flames.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday that it has received 99 reports that the battery packs in the two-wheel motorized scooters caught on fire or exploded, causing burns or property damage.
The hoverboards were made by 10 companies, including Swagway and Keenford.
Number of Units
Digital Gadgets LLC, of Monroe, N.J.
Hover-Way/Model # HWSBB601-R
Hoverboard LLC, of Scottsdale, Ariz.
Hype Wireless, of
Keenford Ltd., of Hong Kong
PTX Performance Products USA of Irvine, CA
Airwalk Self Balancing Electric Scooter
Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.
Swagway LLC, of South Bend, Ind.
Yuka Clothing, of Miami, Fla.
Wheeli, 2Wheelz, Back to the Future, Mobile Tech, Hover Shark, NWS, X Glider and X Rider
Boscov's, of Reading, Pa.
Overstock.com, of Salt Lake City, Utah
All hoverboards sold on Overstock.com