The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
Type / number of model
P5, P5B, P5C
Electric shock, fire, injuries
The wheels of the hoverboard can inadvertently operate while the device is being held off the ground by the user.
Consequently, the hand or other body parts of the person could become trapped, leading to injuries.
The charger lacks an adequate over-current protection device and has accessible live parts. Additionally, the creepage and clearance distances between primary and accessible secondary circuits are insufficient.
Consequently, the user could receive an electric shock or cause the product to overheat leading to fire.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage and Machinery Directives and the relevant European standard EN 62368-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: distributor)
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Orange self-balancing two wheeled hoverboard for use as a personal transport device.
The product is sold in a in a black cardboard box with product’s images on one side.
Country of origin
People’s Republic of China
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