The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/00016/20

Category
Hobby/sports equipment

Product
Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)

Brand
ENet

Name
P5B Hoverboard

Type / number of model
P5, P5B, P5C

Barcode
Unknown

Batch number
Unknown

Risk type
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

Description
Orange self-balancing two wheeled hoverboard for use as a personal transport device.

Packaging description
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

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

ENet P5B Hoverboard
ENet P5B Hoverboard box

Source

Recall: ENet – P5B Hoverboard

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