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Smart Balance Wheel Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by Salvage World Due to Explosion and Fire Hazards
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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This recall involves Smart Balance Wheel self-balancing scooters, commonly referred to as hoverboards. Hoverboards have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. The hoverboard were sold in black, white, red, or blue.

Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled scooters/hoverboards and contact Salvage World for instructions on returning their hoverboard for a store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:
The firm has received one report of a battery pack catching fire and/or exploding in Mississippi in 2017 resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Salvage World stores in Hattiesburg, Mississippi from August 2016 through March 2017 for about $150.

Retailer:
Salvage World, of Hattiesburg, Miss.

Units:
About 700

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