EU issues 21 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls


European Union FlagBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 34/2020 of its Rapid Alert System containing twenty-one (21) consumer, automotive, commercial and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, healthcare workers and others: http://ht.ly/dvbQ30r5wdM

Direct link: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.weeklyOverview&web_report_id=10000008&Year=2020&lng=en

Additional information:

Among the twenty-one (21) recalls the European Union has announced in its third report of August 2020, the following recall notification was made:

Manta branded Smart Balance Board Recall [EU]

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Manta branded Smart Balance Boards 6.5″, sold with model designation number of MSB001 VIPER and a barcode/EAN of 5907377867395.

These Manta branded Smart Balance Boards are self-balancing scooters, also known as “hoverboards”, designed to carry one (1) person while standing on the device.

The recalled Balance Boards feature two plastic wheels separated by two foot-step platforms with two (2) clusters of LED lights that are aimed forward and downward. The Balance Boards feature the brand, “MANTA” on both the front panel on the right of the Board and on the standing surface of the Board itself.

No manufacturing date codes, batch/lot designations, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

The type of hazards presented in these recalled Manta branded Smart Balance Boards include the reported finding that battery easily overcharge.

As a direct consequence of this reported defect, the battery in the recalled Balance Board could overheat, posing burn, explosion and/or fire hazards when being operated in a reasonable manner expected with its intended use. If this defect occurs, it could lead to severe injury to Board riders or those nearby.

Due to these defects and their associated risks, these Manta branded Smart Balance Boards do not comply with the requirements of Europe’s Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62133-2.

Consequently, a recall of these Manta branded Smart Balance Boards and a withdrawal of the products from the European marketplace has been ordered.

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More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 34-2020
EU Alert number: A12/01156/20
Recalls Direct RIN: 13405-2020
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