The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Self-balancing scooter (Hoverboard)
P10, Wheel New
Type / number of model
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 product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: distributor)
Withdrawal of the product from the market
Multicoloured self-balancing two wheeled hoverboard for use as a personal transport device.
The product is sold in a white cardboard box with product images on one side.
Country of origin
People’s Republic of China
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