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 www.summerinfant.com/batteryrecall 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:
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|
|Babies ‘R’ Us Baby Sight||
|Slim & Secure®||
|Slim & Secure® Plus||28450||789581|
|Slim & Secure® Plus Power Pack||28590||823547|
|EX TOUCH PLUS POWER PACK||28560||823521|
|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|