Lithium-poly battery pack for electric bicycles recalled

Electric Motion Systems LLC of Dulles, VA has issued a recall for about 70 of its rechargeable lithium-poly batteries manufactured in China and used in electric bicycles and propulsion systems.

The company reports that the recalled battery packs can overheat and catch fire. To date, it has received three reports of the battery packs catching fire, and one incident which resulted in a consumer receiving a minor burn.

The recalled battery packs were sold at bicycle shops nationwide and through the company’s website from October 2009 through November 2010 for between $900 and $1000. The battery packs were also sold as part of propulsion system kit for between $2325 and $2675.

Read additional details about the recall of about 70 of rechargeable lithium-poly batteries manufactured in China and used in electric bicycles and propulsion systems.

 

 

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