The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled 800,000 baby video monitors that pose a burn risk if the battery overheats.
Summer Infant video monitors were recalled Wednesday because the rechargeable battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, which poses a burn risk. According to the CPSC, the company has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, incidents of smoke, and minor property damage.
The monitors were sold at mass merchants, including Babies 'R Us, online retailers, and independent juvenile specialty stores from February 2010 until 2012. The retail price was between $150 and $350.
The recalled monitors and model numbers are:
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
The affected battery numbers are:
According to the CPSC, 58,000 Summer Infant batteries were recalled in February 2011.
Anyone who has this product should stop using it immediately, remove the battery, and contact Summer Infant at 800-426-8627 for a replacement.
Click here to report an incident to the CPSC involving this product.