The Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Chairman, Elliot F. Kaye, said today in a statement that the commission is still actively investigating hoverboards and any safety mark is “bogus.” According to the release, while Underwriters Laboratories (UL) have announced that some parts of hoverboards such as battery packs may be officially certified, there is no official certification for the boards themselves. Underwriters Laboratories is an independent organization that creates standards and stringently tests products for their safety — approximately 14 billion products are officially approved. Kaye said that “at this time, the presence of a UL mark on hoverboards or their packaging should not be an indication…

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