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

Alert number: A12/0498/19

Product:  Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)

Name: R2 Two Wheel Self Balancing Electric Scooter

Batch number / Barcode:  690112601258 (on outer box)

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Unknown

Type / number of model:  Scooter: no model on product (P65A on outer box) Power charger: ZH-42-2000

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): Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  2 wheel self-balancing scooter (hoverboard), including instructions, and charger. Packaged in a rectangular cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands