***IMPORTANT*** Baby Monitor Recall

This is so crazy… a baby monitor recall from Summer InfantMonitor recall

Name of product:

Rechargeable batteries used in Summer Infant video monitors

Hazard:

The battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Units

About 800,000 batteries (about 58,800 were recalled in February 2011)

Monitors are:

Monitor Name Model Number
Baby Touch® 02000, 02000Z
Baby Touch®  Plus 28520
Best View® 28030, 28030Z, 28035, 28280Z
Best View®  Choice 28460
Complete Coverage® 28040
Dual Coverage™ 28510
MultiView™ 28490
Peek®  Plus 02230
Private Label Baby Sight 3927000H11/A, 3927003H12
Safe Sight™ 28530
Secure Sight® 02040, 02040Z
Sleek & Secure® 28270
Slim & Secure® 02800, 02805
Slim & Secure®  Plus 28450
Slim & Secure®  Plus Power Pack 28590

 

Description

The recall involves rechargeable batteries in Summer Infant handheld color video monitors. The rechargeable batteries are about 1 ½” tall by 2 ¼” wide and are ¼” thick, black, and are marked with TCL on the lower right corner of the battery.  Monitors are sold with a matching camera and A/C adaptors. Batteries will have one of these letter and number combinations in the beginning of the serial number on the back of the battery.

 

Incidents/Injuries

Summer Infant has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage.

Remedy

Consumers should remove the battery and contact Summer Infant for a replacement battery.  The monitor can continue to be used on AC power with the power cord.

Sold at

Mass merchants, including Babies “R” Us, online retailers and independent juvenile specialty stores, from about February 2010 through 2012 for between $150 to $350.

Consumer Contact:

Summer Infant at (800) 426-8627 anytime or online at www.summerinfant.com/alerts/battery-recall for information on battery replacement.

For a full list of batteries and monitors that are recalled, visit CPSC.gov.

 

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