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CPSC Announces Recall of 500k Hoverboards

July 12, 2016

After a thorough investigation, the CPSC announced last week they will recall nearly 500k hoverboards due to a fire hazard linked to the lithium-ion battery packs installed in the device. Our post in March stated the CPSC was leaving the decision to recall the hoverboards to the distributor. With the number of personal injuries now reaching nearly…

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Government threatens to seize or recall hoverboards due to fire risk

March 21, 2016

Government threatens to seize or recall hoverboards due to fire risk According to the U.S. government, no hoverboard is safe. After its investigation, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that any device that did not meet the newly-released safety standards by UL, previously known as Underwriters Laboratories, will be subject to detention, seizure or…

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