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RAPEX Warnings

RAPEX Warnings

The Rapid Exchange of Information System is the EU rapid alert system for unsafe consumer products and the measures taken by the member states to deal with that safety problem. The Commission publishes a weekly overview of RAPEX notifications. Below you will find notifications relating to light, electric vehicles. To consult the full details of a notification on the Commission’s website, just click on the week.

 

Week 29 Brand Type                
Product: Hoverboard Inmotion Model: H1 SCV H1

Risk: Burns,  fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1 and EN 61558.

  Tecnolux Model: Hoverboard 6.5’’ HBT6.5B

Risk: Burns,  fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1 and EN 61558.

  Unknown Model: Smart Balance Wheel W2-6

Risk: Burns,  fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1 and EN 61558.

Week 26 Brand Type                
Product: Hoverboard REVOE Model: Revboard 6.5’ 551028

Risk: Burns,  fire

The electrical insulation is insufficient and the charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch.

A user could receive an electric shock and the battery can overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62133, EN 62133-2 and EN 60335-1.

  Unknown Model: Hoverboard 2X200W Batt Samsung 36V

Risk: Burns, electric shock, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1 and EN 61558.

  NILOX Model: DOC+  6,5 balance scooter

Risk: Burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1 and EN 61558.

  SYMEX

 

Model: K1 SYM7246 GOLD

Risk: Burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

Product:

Electric scooter

Xiaomi Model: Mi Electric Scooter (Model: M365)

Risk: injuries

A screw securing the steering column may come loose or fail.

The steering column may consequently collapse, causing the rider to lose control and fall.

Week 21 Brand Type
Product:

Electric scooter

CITYBUG Model: Citybug 2SD

Risk: Electric shock, injuries

The protection against access to live parts, the electrical insulation and the clearance and creepage distances are insufficient. This can lead to an electric shock.

Moreover, the ‘thumb throttle’ control may be blocked and not return completely to its initial position. The user might consequently lose control over the electric scooter, leading to injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)

Week 15 Brand Type
Product: Electric bicycle Enik Name: Foldable electric bicycle: Jet 20’’

Risk: burns, fire

The product has insufficient resistance to moisture. Water may therefore come into contact with live parts, leading to electric shock or fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.

Week 14 Brand Type
Product: Electric bicycle E-Road Name: Foldable electric bicycle: Jet 20’’

Risk: burns, fire

The product has insufficient resistance to moisture. Water may therefore come into contact with live parts, leading to electric shock or fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.

Week 13 Brand Type
Product: Hoverboard E-Road Name: Reference: BR1000CCHBS

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

Week 12 Brand Type
Product: Hoverboard Shenzhen Yongle Tong Electronic  Name: Scooter: No model number Power charger: YLT-42-2000

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Razor Name: Hovertrax 2.0 Power charger: HK-AD-360A100-EU

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Unknown Name: R2 Two Wheel Self Balancing Electric Scooter

Scooter: no model on product (P65A on outer box) Power charger: ZH-42-2000

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Shenzhen Hyleton Technology Name: Smart Balance Wheel, Scooter: Item 1148-3 on package; Power charger: HLT-180-4201500

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Lucas Electronics, Shenzhen Hyleton Technology Name: High quality smart balance scooter Type: Power charger: HLT-180-4202000

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Unknown Name: Scooter: minions print on hoverboard Power charger: YLT-42-2000

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Unknown Name: Scooter: Smart balance wheel: Power charger: HLT-180-4201500

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Unknown Name: Smart drifting scooter: Power charger: JY-420150

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Shenzhen Gojusin Name: Off-road Board: Power charger: GJS150-4200150

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Alfa Smart Wave/Shenz ZYT Name: Smart Balance Wheel: Power charger: ZYT-208

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  RIDD/Shenzhen hyleton Name: Hover Urban: Scooter: RDD HB65BU: Power charger: HLT-180-4201500

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  VINZ Hoverboards/Shenzhen Name: Smart balance wheel: Power charger: HLT-180-4201500

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Lenv/Dong Guan Aoi EI Name: Hoverboard: Power charger: AO 08294155DD1

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Unknown Name: Scooter: R2: Power charger: ZH-42-2000

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

Week 10 Brand Type
Product: Hoverboard Smolt & Co Name: Smolt board 8.0 Classic V2 – Type 420020

Risk: burns, fire

The product has insufficient resistance to moisture. Water may therefore come into contact with live parts, leading to electric shock or fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335-1.

SWHEELS Name: Smart Balance Board – Scooter: S1 Power Charger: JN-84W-420200

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

The Scootershop Name: Unknown

Risk:  burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Electric Scooter Name: Unknown

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  MP Man

 

Name: unknown, Type: GYROPODE G1

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

Week 7 Brand Type
Product: Hoverboard Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Smart Balance Wheel, scooter: V7, power charger: HLT-180-4202000

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Hakal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Glideboard, Smart balance board, power charger: YC 36

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

Furthermore, the plastic housing of the hoverboard can easily catch fire.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

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Name: Electrical gyropod, model: BS-2,5

Risk: electric shock, fire

The product has insufficient resistance to moisture and water may therefore come into contact with live parts.
This could lead to an electric shock or fire.

The discharge voltage of the connector pins of the charger is too high and could lead to an electric shock while the user is (un)plugging the supply unit.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 60335-1.

Product: electric scooter IKEA

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Pendla, art. No. 10395275

Risk: injuries

The foot board of the scooter is not sufficiently strong.

It could break while the scooter is in use, causing the user to fall.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive

Week 5 Brand Type
Product: Hoverboard Goclever Name: City Board SUV – Hoverboard, CBLSSBEU, black with LG battery

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

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Name: Balance scooter, scooter: DBO-6501 White MK2, power charger: JY-420150

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

Week 3 Brand Type
Product: Hoverboard IO Hawk Name: Hoverboard, 925-IO-Hawk 1

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

Furthermore, the plastic housing of the hoverboard can easily catch fire

The internal electric wiring of the hoverboard is in contact with sharp edges which may damage the isolation.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Cool & Fun Name: Electric Hoverboard, EL-ES01 (JD-6.5)

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

Furthermore, the plastic housing of the hoverboard can easily catch fire

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

Week 2 Celect Name: Smart balance wheel, CELS6-0-RED

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

Furthermore, the plastic housing of the hoverboard can easily catch fire

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335

  Doc Green Name: Smart balance wheel, CELS6-0-RED

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335-1.

  Smarty Casablanca Name: Electric Balance Scooter, art. Nr. 1178011

Risk: burns, fire

The charging circuit of the product has no cut-off switch. The battery can consequently overcharge and overheat which may lead to a fire or burns.

Furthermore, the plastic housing of the hoverboard can easily catch fire

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European Standards EN 62133 and EN 60335

 

 

Annick Roetynck

Annick is the Manager of LEVA-EU, with decades of experience in two-wheeled and light electric mobility.

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