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.

 




















































Company



Number of Units



Brand/Model



Sold



Digital Gadgets LLC, of Monroe, N.J.



 



 



16,000



Hover-Way/Model # HWSBB601-R



Hoverboard LLC, of Scottsdale, Ariz.



 



70,000



Powerboard



Hype Wireless, of

Edison, N.J.



25,000



Hype Roam



Keenford Ltd., of Hong Kong



84,000



iMoto



PTX Performance Products USA of Irvine, CA



 



4,900



Airwalk Self Balancing Electric Scooter



Razor USA LLC, of Cerritos, Calif.



 



 



28,000



Hovertrax



Swagway LLC, of South Bend, Ind.



267,000



Swagway X1



Yuka Clothing, of Miami, Fla.



 



800



Wheeli, 2Wheelz, Back to the Future, Mobile Tech, Hover Shark, NWS, X Glider and X Rider




 



Retail Stores:



 












Boscov's, of Reading, Pa.



1,300



Orbit




 



Online Retailers:



 













Overstock.com, of Salt Lake City, Utah



 



4,300



All hoverboards sold on Overstock.com



16-214



 




 



Source: CPSC


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