Baby Monitor Rechargeable Battery Recall
Summer Infant has announced a voluntary approximately 58,000 rechargeable batteries in video baby monitors due to burn hazard. the battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture and burn consumers. Summer Infant has received 5 reports of ruptured batteries, which includes 3 incidents of property damage.
This recall involves Summer Infant Slim and Secure handheld color video monitors with unmarked, MP and BK rechargeable batteries. The monitor was sold in silver and white, model #02800 and pink and white, model #02805. The monitors were sold exclusively at Babies R Us between September 2009 and May 2010 for about $200.
If you have the recalled monitor, you should immediately discontinue use and contact Summer Infant between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday at (800) 426-8627, or visit the firm’s website at www.summerinfant.com to receive a postage paid envelope to return the defective battery in exchange for a free replacement battery. The monitor can be used with the AC power cord.