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Updated: 11/26/2017 08:30:01AM

Buyer beware: Several self-balancing scooters recalled

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The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

CPSC.GOV

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

CPSC.GOV

The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.

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Thousands of self-balancing scooters, referred to as hoverboards, are being recalled this week because their batteries can overheat and explode. Other recalled consumer products include crossbows and lawn mowers.

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