These hoverboards have a significant risk for fire; company refusing recall

Published 9:32 pm Friday, March 8, 2024

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers to immediately stop using EVERCROSS EV5 hoverboards because they pose a risk of fire to consumers. CPSC has received one report of a fire, resulting in substantial property damage to a residential building in New York City in May 2023.

The hoverboards are manufactured in China by Jinhua Smart Electric Technology Co. Ltd. The hoverboards are black, blue or pink. EVERCROSS is printed on the front of the hoverboards. They were sold online on,,,,, and for between $180 and $300 from July 2021 to the present.

EVERCROSS has not agreed to recall these hoverboards or offer a remedy to consumers.

CPSC urges consumers to immediately remove the battery packs from the hoverboards and dispose of them following local hazardous waste disposal procedures. Never throw lithium batteries into the trash or general recycling. Instead, take them to your local battery recycler or hazardous waste collection center.

Report incidents involving these hoverboards, or any product-related injury, onĀ