Summer Infant Recalls 800K Baby Monitors Due To Overheating Risk

View Comments
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Links & Numbers
Websites and phone numbers from stories you saw on CBS2 and KCAL9:
Top Features
textalerts180 Summer Infant Recalls 800K Baby Monitors Due To Overheating Risk

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Summer Infant, Inc., has announced the voluntary recall of roughly 800,000 baby video monitors.

“The battery in certain handheld video monitors can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers,” according to the company.

So far, there have been 22 reports of overheated batteries, including smoke and property damage.

The affected batteries are in color monitors and are marked with “TCL” on the lower right corner. They can be found in products that were sold between 2010 and 2012 at retailers across the country.

“Consumers should remove the battery and complete the online form to receive a replacement battery. The monitor can continue to be used on AC power with power cord,” according to Summer Infant.

To see a list of all affected monitors, visit Summer Infant.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus