iRover is recalling two models of hoverboards over concerns that their lithium ion batteries can overheat, catch fire and explode.
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Update: CPSC Issues 2nd Recall on Hoverboards Over Fire / Explosions
November 15, 2017 – CPSC is recalling hoverboards from several companies for a 2nd time over concerns the devices could catch fire or explode. The alert followed at least 2 reports of fire associated with LayZ Board hoverboards, the most recent of which destroyed one home and damaged 4 others last month, CPSC said. It follows a fatal house fire in March.
What’s the Problem?
July 26, 2017 – The recalled hoverboards were sold at Fallas Discount Stores in Los Angeles, CA., as well as at TJ Maxx and Marshalls stores across the U.S. from December 2015 through April 2017 for between $300 and $400, according to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) .
The recall affects about 2,800 iRover hoverboards with model numbers 87645 and 87644. The devices have 2 wheels on each end of the platform and the word “iRover” printed on the front outer casing. Model number are listed on the bottom of the unit.
CPSC said there have been at least 2 reports of the battery packs on recalled hoverboards smoking and overheating. No injuries or property damage have been reported to date.
If you purchased one of the affected hoverboards, you should stop using it immediately and call iRover for a free replacement.
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