It may be time for a new baby monitor. Summer Infant is recalling 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in its various baby monitors, after more than 20 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries resulted in smoke and minor property damage. This follows a 2011 recall in which more than 58,000 monitors were removed from stores. The batteries were included in several monitor models that were sold between 2010 and 2012.
The following models are included in the recall:
|Monitor Name||Model Number|
|Baby Touch||02000, 02000Z|
|Baby Touch Plus||28520|
|Best View||28030, 28030Z, 28035, 28280Z|
|Best View Choice||28460|
|Private Label Baby Sight||3927000H11/A, 3927003H12|
|Secure Sight||02040, 02040Z|
|Sleek & Secure||28270|
|Slim & Secure||02800, 02805|
|Slim & Secure Plus||28450|
|Slim & Secure Plus Power Pack||28590|
Parents who own these monitors have been told to remove the battery and contact Summer Infant for a replacement. The company can be reached by calling 800-426-8627 or visiting summerinfant.com.
Source: Summer Infant