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

Alert number: A12/0395/19

Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  9628581649251

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand:  Electric Scooter

Type / number of model:  Elite Lux Scooter: V7 Power charger: FCA131-4215

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 (brand "SHENZHEN", model number FCA131-4215). Charger Input: 100-240VAC Output: DC 42V. The hoverboard is packed in a rectangular cardboard box marked with symbols in Russian and a picture of the product.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands