Sonic Smart Wheels Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by Dollar ...



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.
Product:
Self-balancing scooters/hoverboardsAbout 1,000
Retailer:
Dollar Mania stores in Bossier City and Shreveport, Louisana from August 2015 through December 2016 for about $200.
Recall Date:    Nov 14, 2017
Injury:
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.
Mfg Country:
China
Importer:
Dollar Mania, of Bossier City, La.
Recall ID:    8179
Last Published:    Nov 14, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18032
Emert Status:    Announced