This recall involves Sonic Smart Wheels self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards, with model number S-01 or SBW666SL printed on the bottom of the unit. The hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion batteries. The hoverboards were sold in black, blue, green, red, white and yellow and have an “S” printed in the center of the wheel caps.
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboardsAbout 1,000
Dollar Mania stores in Bossier City and Shreveport, Louisana from August 2015 through December 2016 for about $200.
Recall Date: Nov 14, 2017
The firm has received one report of a self-balancing scooter/hoverboard catching fire in Louisiana in 2017 resulting in approximately $40,000 of property damage to a consumer’s home. No injuries have been reported.
Dollar Mania, of Bossier City, La.
Recall ID: 8179
Last Published: Nov 14, 2017
Emert Number: 18032
Emert Status: Announced