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Summer Infant Expands Recall of Video Monitor Rechargeable Batteries
- Starting date:
- April 30, 2014
- Posting date:
- April 30, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Expansion of February 17, 2011 recall
Rechargeable batteries sold in Summer Infant certain Summer Infant Video Monitors
The recall involves rechargeable batteries in Summer Infant handheld color video monitors. The rechargeable batteries 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. 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 included:
- S/N: JNN-S150A,
- S/N: JNN-S150B,
- S/N: JNN-S150C,
- S/N: JNS150A,
- S/N: JNS150-BA,
- S/N: JNS150-BB,
- S/N: JNS150-BC.
|Monitor Name||Model Number|
|Best View® Choice||28463|
|Babies ‘R’ Us Baby Sight||3927003H12|
|Sleek & Secure®||28270|
|Slim & Secure®||02804, 02805|
|Slim & Secure® Plus||28453|
The battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
In Canada, Summer Infant has received 5 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada related to the use of the rechargeable batteries.
In Canada, approximately 49,000 of the recalled products were sold at Toys R Us, Babies R Us, Walmart, Sears, Costco.ca, Best Buy.ca, Target, Amazon, Home Depot.ca and specialty stores.
Time period sold
The affected rechargeable batteries were sold from February 2010 to December 2012.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the video baby monitors with the recalled batteries and contact Summer Infant for information on battery replacement. The monitor can continue to be used on AC power with the power cord.
The most convenient method for consumers to request a free battery replacement is online. For more information, consumers may contact Summer Infant anytime at 1-800-426-8627, or visit the Summer Infant's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
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