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Safety Alert

Summer Infant Expands Recall to Replace Video Monitor Rechargeable Batteries Due to Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Rechargeable batteries used in Summer Infant video monitors

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

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Summer Infant at (800) 426-8627 anytime or online at www.summerinfant.com/alerts/battery-recall for information on battery replacement.

Units: About 800,000 batteries (about 58,800 were recalled in February 2011)

Description: The recall involves rechargeable batteries in Summer Infant handheld color video monitors. The rechargeable batteries are about 1.5" tall by 2.25" wide and are 0.25" 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. Batteries will have one of these letter and number combinations in the beginning of the serial number on the back of the battery:

 

Battery numbers are:

 

S/N: JNN-S150A

S/N:JNS150-BA

S/N:JNS150A

S/N: JNN-S150B

S/N:JNS150-BB

 

S/N: JNN-S150C

S/N:JNS150-BC

 

 

Monitors are:

 

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

 

Incidents/Injuries: Summer Infant has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured 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 the power cord.

Sold at: Mass merchants, including Babies "R" Us, online retailers and independent juvenile specialty stores, from about February 2010 through 2012 for between $150 to $350.

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

Manufactured in: China