Recall: Neon One Wheel Electric Skateboards
On 2018-10-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Neon One Wheel Electric Skateboards due to a potential Fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2017 for about $500.
About 10,000 units are involved in this neon one wheel electric skateboards recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Skates & Skateboards category in 2018.
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What is the problem?
The tire on the skateboard can deflate, posing a fall hazard to the user.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Neon Nitro 8, a self-balancing, single-wheeled, battery-powered, electric skateboard from Yvolve Sports under the Neon brand. The product is powered by the user placing one foot on the rear and front decks, gaining balance and then shifting their weight backwards or forwards to control the speed. "Neon" is printed on the skateboard.
These items were sold new+ at Walmart, Toys "R" Us and online at Amazon.com from October 2017 through September 2018 for about $500.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop using the skateboards immediately and contact Yvolve Sports to receive a new permanent warning label and updated instructions on how to properly inflate the tire. New instructions can also be obtained through the firm's website at https://www.neonlyghts.com/pub/media/manuals/Neon_Nitro_8_IM.pdf
Yvolve Sports toll-free at 855-981-7177 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.YvolveSports.com and click on "Contact Us" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 128 reports of flat tires. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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