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

Alert number: A12/0899/18

Product:  Self-balancing scooter

Name: Hoverboard White 2*350W Balance scooter

Batch number / Barcode:  serial number: 11178-07/17/00461

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment


Type / number of model:  Reference: DBO 6501 WHITE MK2

Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
The moisture resistance is inadequate and water can come in contact with live parts (the external charging connector in the battery compartment) which could lead to an electric shock or fire.
The discharge voltage at the connector pins of the power supply unit is too high and could lead to an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60335-1.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)

Description:  Electric self-balancing scooter ('hoverboard') in white with blue LED lights.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: France

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Hungary, Slovenia