Rechargeable batteries in certain video monitors

Summer Infant, Inc.


In cooperation with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Summer Infant, Inc., Woonsocket, RI, announces a voluntary recall to replace certain rechargeable batteries in baby video monitors due to overheating.

Name of Product: Rechargeable batteries in certain video monitors.

Hazard: The battery in certain handheld video monitors can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Replace battery

Consumer Contact: Summer Infant at 1 (800) 426-8627 anytime or online at for more information.

Units: About 800,000 units

Description: The recall involves rechargeable batteries in certain Summer Infant handheld color video monitors. The rechargeable batteries in the monitors 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. The rechargeable battery can only be found in the monitor. Batteries that may be affected will include one of these letter & 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 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 power cord.

Sold at: Mass merchants, online retailers and independent juvenile specialty stores from about February 2010 through 2012 for approximately $149-$349.

Importer: Summer Infant, of Woonsocket, R.I.

Manufactured in: China

Battery numbers are:

S/N:JNS150A S/N:JNS150-BA S/N: JNN-S150A
  S/N:JNS150-BB S/N: JNN-S150B
  S/N:JNS150-BC S/N: JNN-S150C

Toys R’ Us and Babies R’ Us monitors are:

Monitor Name Model Number TRU/BRU Item #’s
Baby Touch® 02000, 02000Z 550932
Baby Touch® Plus 28520 789633
Complete Coverage® 28040 641827
Dual Coverage 28510 789617
Peek® Plus 02230 749599
Babies ‘R’ Us Baby Sight 3927000H11
Slim & Secure® 02800
Slim & Secure® Plus 28450 789581
Slim & Secure® Plus Power Pack 28590 823547
Universal Battery 28150 663117


Photo 1: Battery with JNS150A   Photo 2: Battery with JNS150-BA


Photo 3: Battery with JNS150-BB   Photo 4: Battery with JNS150-BC


Photo 5: Battery with JNN-S150A   Photo 6: Battery with JNN-S150B


Photo 7 : Battery with JNN-S150C