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Consumer product safety Commission

Li-powered hoverboards top fire risk concerns in US

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 10:51 -- John Shepherd
Li-powered hoverboards top fire risk concerns in US

Consumer safety chiefs in the US have issued a fresh warning about fire risks from a range of lithium-ion powered devices and toys— with hoverboards at the top of the list of concerns.

Hoverboard importers, retailers and distributors in the US have been urged to review product safety standards after US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) data showed the toys— also known as self-balancing electric scooters— were responsible for more than 280 fires in the country since 2015 and three deaths.

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