Probity Cell LLC recalls Glion Electric SmartScooters

Starting date:
November 15, 2016
Posting date:
November 15, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-61060

Affected products

Glion SmartScooter Model 100

Product description

This recall involves the Glion SmartScooter Model 100. The foldable electric scooters are aluminum and come in black or white. The scooters are powered by lithium-ion batteries and have a kickstand, two tires and a USB phone charger. "GLION" is printed on the standing board of the scooter. The scooters measure about 97 centimeters (38 inches) long, 14 centimeters (5.5 inches) wide and 115 centimeters (45 inches) tall when unfolded.

Hazard identified

The frame of the scooter can break where the unit folds, posing a fall hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor Probity Cell LLC has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada.

Probity Cell LLC has received three reports of the scooter’s frame breaking, including one hip and elbow abrasion injury in the United States.

Number sold

4 of the affected scooters were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected scooters were sold from September 2014 to September 2015 through Glion Scooters’ online site.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Probity Cell LLC
Holdrege
Nebraska
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric scooters and contact Probity Cell LLC for a free repair or a store credit toward the purchase of another product.

For more information, consumers may contact Probity Cell LLC toll free at 1-855-500-2640 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, by email or through the Glion Scooters website and click on "Recall" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.