Recall: Yuka Clothing Hoverboards/Self-Balancing Scooters

This recall involves Wheeli, 2 Wheelz, Back to the Future, Mobile Tech, Hover Shark, NWS, X Glider and X Rider brand of self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards, that were sold by Yuka Clothing.

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.

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The hoverboards were sold in various colours and do not have any brand labels on them. The hoverboards were sold with a key fob that turns the hoverboard on and off.

Incidents/Injuries

There have been two incident reports involving the recalled self-balancing scooters/hoverboards. One incident involved a hoverboard sparking. The second involved a hoverboard that turned off while a consumer was riding it. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled products and contact Yuka Clothing to return their hoverboard for a full refund: Yuka Clothing toll-free at 800-616-0765 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email recall@yukaparis.com

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