NORTHBROOK, Ill., Apr. 8, 2016 — The following is a notification from UL to battery pack retailers, distributers, hoverboard manufacturers and others that the four hoverboard battery packs shown below bear counterfeit UL Marks. The battery packs have not been evaluated by UL to any Standard for Safety and it is unknown if they comply with any safety requirements.
UL does not recommend that hoverboards be disassembled in an attempt to identify the battery pack. Disassembling the hoverboard may expose the user to electric shock or other hazards. As of the date of this notice, UL has not certified any hoverboards for safety. No hoverboards or hoverboard battery packs should be marked with the UL Mark.
Name of Product:
Various Hoverboard Distributors
The battery packs itemized below as Battery 1,2,3 and 4 bear a label with a counterfeit UL Listing Mark and the following:
Lithium-ion Power Battery
Cell: Electric Core made by SAMSUNG
Voltage: 36V Power: 158.4Wh
child Balance scooter lithium battery
Cell: China Brand standard: GB/T 18287-2000
Model: 36V2.2AH Charging: 42V1A