Amazon is pulling hoverboards from its store pending safety review

After a series of hoverboard-related fires got hold of headlines, it resembles Amazon is acting. According to Swagway, a significant seller of hoverboards, Amazon has actually begun questioning makers about their security requirements– and seems eliminating some boards from its shop.
A representative for Swagway offered this statement to The Verge:
Amazon simply sent a notification to all “hoverboard” sellers to “offer documents showing that hoverboards you list are certified with relevant security requirements, consisting of UN 38.3 (battery), UL 1642 (battery), and UL 60950-1 (battery charger).”.
Swagway currently fulfills all those accreditations and enjoys that Amazon has actually chosen to take actions to weed out the poor quality boards. As security is …

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