The hazard is reportedly points to the lithium-ion battery packs that can overheat, then smoke, catch fire, or even explode.
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.
Of the 10 brands being recalled, one of them listed was sold from the Boscov's Department Store in Reading, PA. The product was sold under the brand "Orbit".
For those who purchased from Boscov's,
Call 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.