The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX) – Hoverboards recalled and destroyed

Notification Reference: A12/1617/15

Risk level Serious risk
Product user Consumer
Notifying country United Kingdom
Product category Hobby/sports equipment
Product Self-balancing scooter
Brand Misuta
Name Misuta Sport
Type/number of

model

Scooter: Misuta GT. Charger: HK-42-2000.
Batch

number/Barcode

Unknown
OECD Portal

Category

71000000 – Sports Equipment
Description Self-balancing, two-wheel scooter (“hoverboard”) supplied with a charger and a mains supply cord

with a three-pin plug. Packaged in a cardboard box.

Country of origin China
Counterfeit
Risk type Fire / Electric shock
 

Risk description

The battery charger has no cut-off switch on the charging circuit which means that the battery could

overheat when it is fully charged and potentially cause a fire. Live parts of the output connector are

accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the

relevant European standards EN 60950, EN 62133 and EN 60320.

Measures adopted

by notifying country

Compulsory measures: Destruction of the product
Products were

found and measures

were taken also in

 

Images

hoverboard