Amazon pulls hoverboards after being deemed unsafe by government

(WCMH)– Just days after the Consumer Product Safety Commission said all hoverboards were unsafe, the retail giant has pulled the toy.

Accorind to NBC, the website no longer carries the toys and follows similar decisions by Target and Toys R Us to remove them.

The CPSC deemed hoverboards unsafe, saying the pose a fire risk and don’t meet voluntarily safety standards. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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