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

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Summer Infant, today announced a voluntary recall of about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in Summer Infant video monitors because the battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Summer Infant monitor

Summer Infant has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage.

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.

battery with JNS150ALARGE

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-S150AS/N:JNS150-BAS/N:JNS150A
S/N: JNN-S150BS/N:JNS150-BB
S/N: JNN-S150CS/N:JNS150-BC

 

Monitors are:

 

Monitor NameModel Number
Baby Touch®02000, 02000Z
Baby Touch®  Plus28520
Best View®28030, 28030Z, 28035, 28280Z
Best View®  Choice28460
Complete Coverage®28040
Dual Coverage™28510
MultiView™28490
Peek®  Plus02230
Private Label Baby Sight3927000H11/A, 3927003H12
Safe Sight™28530
Secure Sight®02040, 02040Z
Sleek & Secure®28270
Slim & Secure®02800, 02805
Slim & Secure®  Plus28450
Slim & Secure®  Plus Power Pack28590

 

Consumers are being asked to remove the battery and contact Summer Infant at (800) 426-8627 anytime or online at www.summerinfant.com/alerts/battery-recall for information on battery replacement. The monitor can continue to be used on AC power with the power cord.




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