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Summer Infant MP, BK Rechargeable batteries sold with Slim and Secure Baby Video Monitors

Date: 
February 11, 2011
Brand: 
Summer Infant
Sold At: 

Exclusively at Babies R Us from September 2009 to May 2010 for about $200.

Problem:

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

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 58,000
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the video baby monitors with the recalled batteries and contact Summer Infant to receive a postage paid envelope to return the defective battery in exchange for a free replacement battery. The monitor can continue to be used on AC power with power cord.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact Summer Infant between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday at (800) 426-8627, or visit the firm’s website at www.summerinfant.com

Incidents/Injuries: 

Summer Infant has received five reports of ruptured batteries, including three incidents of minor property damage. No injuries were reported.

Manufactured In: 
China

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