Jetson Electric Bikes recalls 53,000 hoverboards over fire hazard

Jetson Electric Bikes recalls 53,000 self-balancing scooters/hoverboards following fire hazards that caused two child deaths and other incidents.

Jetson Electric Bikes recalls 53,000 scooters/hoverboards due to fire hazards following the deaths of two children. The 42-volt Jetson Rogue self-balancing scooters/hoverboards have lithium-ion battery packs that can overheat and pose a fire hazard.

The recall notice also states that there have been several other reported incidents of the product burning, sparking, or melting. Consumers who own the recalled 42-volt version of the product should immediately stop using and charging it.

The company is offering a full refund to consumers who purchased the product between August 2018 and June 2019 from Target stores nationwide and its website or between January 2019 and November 2021 from

Specific instructions must be followed when submitting photos for a full refund, and proper disposal of the battery is required due to its unique handling requirements.