Boosted Inc., of Mountain View, California, has recalled about 3,200 Electric-powered skateboards. The lithium-ion battery pack can overheat and smoke, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves 2nd Generation Boosted Dual+ electric skateboards with lithium ion battery packs. “Boosted” is printed on the wooden skateboards. Serial numbers that start with S2634 through S2644 are located on a white sticker on the bottom of the boards. The battery packs were sold as original equipment with the skateboards and are attached to the bottom of the board in a black thermoplastic enclosure. Model number B2SR and “Boosted Lithium” are printed on the battery pack. The battery packs have an orange power button. Boosted has received two reports of the battery packs overheating and smoking. No injuries have been reported.
The skateboards were sold at online at boostedboards.com from September 2016 through November 2016 for about $1,500. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled skateboards and contact Boosted for a free replacement battery pack. Contact Boosted toll-free at 844-395-0070 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at https://boostedboards.com and click on Battery Pack Recall for more information. Photos available at https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Boosted-Recalls-Electric-Skateboards
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