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
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

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