Amazon velk hoverboards pār drošības bailes

Amazon pulls hoverboards over safety fears

 

Powered by Guardian.co.ukŠis raksts ar nosaukumu “Amazon velk hoverboards pār drošības bailes” bija rakstīts Alex Hern, par theguardian.com pirmdien 14. decembrī 2015 09.07 UTC

Amazon ir sākusi pull dažas hoverboards no pārdošanas pēc bailes par ugunsgrēkiem, ko radījuši pašbalansa motorolleri.

A hoverboards skaits, kas tika pārdota par Amazon tagad pazuduši, tajā skaitā visi pieci modeļi reiz jāpārskata patērētāju lietu teritorijas BestReviews. Šajā vietā tagad brīdina topošajiem pircējiem, ka "pagaidām, mēs neiesaka nekādus hoverboards līdz tie ir izrādījusies droša ".

Saskaņā ar vienu liddēlis pārdevējam, Swagway, tiešsaistes mazumtirgotājs, ir nepieciešams ražotājus iesniegt dokumentus, kas pierāda, ka viņu transportlīdzekļi "ir saderīgs ar piemērojamajiem drošības standartiem", īpašu uzmanību pievēršot akumulatoru un lādētāju par vienību.

Tāpat kā pagājušajā Ziemassvētkiem "must-have elektroniskās dāvanu, Pašbildes nūjas, most hoverboards are manufactured in bulk in China before being purchased in bulk by resellers who apply cosmetic retouching and branding. Unlike selfie sticks, tomēr, hoverboards contain large batteries, which can be a serious hazard if they misfire.

Last week, a hoverboard exploded in a shopping mall in Washington state, sending shoppers into panic. Although no one was harmed, the explosion made headlines worldwide.

In early December, Britain’s trading standards authority warned buyers to beware, un revealed that 88% of the hoverboards imported from outside the EU, that it had tested, had failed basic safety checks.

Tai laikā, Leon Livermore, chief executive of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, teica: “Criminals and irresponsible manufacturers will often exploit high demand and attempt to flood the market with cheap and dangerous products. Some products that are made abroad, principally for the overseas market, are not fitted with the correct plug and fuse for use in the UK. As a minimum, consumers should check that the three-pin plug on the device states it is made to BS1363. If it doesn’t include this information, then don’t buy the product.”

Buyers should also make sure they understand the legality of using a hoverboard, which cannot legally be ridden on the pavement or roadway in the UK.

Despite the name, hoverboards actually roll across the ground on wheels.

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