July 25, 2017 — iRover has recalled approximately 2,800 hoverboards because they can catch on fire or explode.
The recall was issued after 2 reports of the lithium-ion battery smoking and overheating. There are no reports of injuries or property damage.
The hoverboards were sold nationwide at TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and Fallas Stores of Los Angeles, California, from December 2015 through December 2016 for between $300 and $400.
According to a warning from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):
“The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.”
The recall involves two models of iRover hoverboards — Model No. 87645 and Model No. 87644 — printed on the bottom of the board. The hoverboards were sold in black or white and they have the word “iRover” printed on the front outer casing.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hoverboards. iRover is offering consumers a free replacement hoverboard with a battery that is UL2272-certified.
For instructions on how to return the hoverboards, please contact iRover toll-free at 888-348-6434 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.iroverus.com and click on “Recall Notice.”
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