Friday, July 29, 2016

Exploding Hoverboards, Deadly Dressers From IKEA, Toxic Floors


Today we're chatting about more hoverboards that are overheating and exploding, catching on fire, causing damage, etc.. I mean, come on, are we still buying these? We also have more pleas for folks to take a look at their IKEA dressers. They have tipped and killed children. And Lumber Liquidators is discontinuing selling a certain flooring due to some chemical toxicology concerns.

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The Hoverboard delima continues...

Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Recalled by 10 Firms Due to Fire Hazard

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.

There have been at least 99 incidents reports of the battery packs in self-balancing scooters/hoverboards overheating, sparking, smoking, catching fire and/or exploding including reports of burn injuries and property damage.

Remedy:  Refund, Repair, Replace

Contact: Consumers should contact the recalling companies through their websites and call centers listed below.

Contact: Digital Gadgets toll-free at 866-696-3421 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at hover-way.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

Contact: Hoverboard LLC at 800-750-6714 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m MT Monday through Friday or online at www.thepowerboard.com and click on Recall Information for more information.

Contact: Hype Wireless toll-free at 866-449-7186 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.hyperoam.com and click on Recall for more information.

Contact: Keenford Limited toll-free at 877-280-8401 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.imotohk.com or www.hoverboard360.com and click on Recall Information for more information.

Contact: PTX Performance Products toll-free at 844-837-7346 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at http://ptxperformance.com and click on Recall for more information.

Contact: Razor toll-free at 866-467-2967 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at Razor.com and click on “CPSC Safety Recalls” for more information.

Contact: Swagway toll-free at 844-299-0625 from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at https://swagway.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

Contact: Yuka Clothing toll-free at 800-616-0765 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email recall@yukaparis.com.

Contact: Boscov’s toll-free at 800-755-6391 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET or online at Boscovs.com and click on Customer Care and then Recall Notices for more information.

Contact: Overstock.com at 800-843-2446 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at Overstock.com and click on Customer Service at the bottom of the page, then Online Help Center, then “Hover Board” Self-Balancing Electric Scooter Announcement for more information.

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Following an Additional Child Fatality, IKEA Recalls 29 Million MALM and Other Models of Chests and Dressers Due to Serious   Tip-Over Hazard; Consumers Urged to Anchor Chests and Dressers or Return for Refund

Children's and adult chests and dressers

Contact: IKEA toll-free at 866-856-4532 anytime or online at www.IKEA-USA.com/recallchestsanddressers  or www.IKEA-USA.com and click on Product Recall for more information on how to receive a refund or free wall-anchoring repair kit.

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Lumber Liquidators Agrees To Not Resume Sales of Inventory of Chinese-Made Laminate Flooring, Continue Comprehensive Testing Program As Part of a Recall to Test.

Consumers should immediately contact Lumber Liquidators to request a free testing kit by calling 800-366-4204 between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, or between 11:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m. on Sunday; or visit http://www.lumberliquidators.com/ll/testkit.

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Hi - sorry for the confirmation but I need to weed out the noise from the well intended comments. Thanks for leaving a note... - Bruce