PTX Performance Products Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves Airwalk brand self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. Airwalk brand hoverboards were sold in black or white colors. The AIRWALK logo is printed on the front right foot pad.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.
  • Remedy
    Replace
  • Incidents
    None reported
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled products and contact PTX to exchange their hoverboard for a free UL-certified replacement.
  • Sold At
    The Sports Authority, MC Sports stores nationwide and online at Academy.com and DICKS.com from December 2015 through May 2016 for about $500.
 
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