The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0394/19

Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: The Scootershop

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Burns, Fire
The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Warning consumers of the risks

Description:  2-wheel self-balancing scooter (hoverboard), including instructions, and a charger. Charger Input: 100-240V~ Output: DC 42V. Number of model of the power charger: AOI-08420155DD1. Packaged in a brown rectangular cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands