RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES IN CERTAIN VIDEO MONITORS

RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES IN CERTAIN VIDEO MONITORS

SUMMER INFANT, INC.

SAFETY RECALL

In cooperation with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Summer Infant, Inc., Woonsocket, RI, announces a voluntary recall to replace certain rechargeable batteries in baby video monitors due to overheating.

Name of Product: Rechargeable batteries in certain video monitors.

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

Remedy: Replace battery

Consumer Contact: Summer Infant at 1 (800) 426-8627 anytime or online at www.summerinfant.com/batteryrecall for more information.

Units: About 800,000 units

Description: The recall involves rechargeable batteries in certain Summer Infant handheld color video monitors. The rechargeable batteries in the monitors 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. The rechargeable battery can only be found in the monitor. Batteries that may be affected will include one of these letter & number combinations in the beginning of the serial number on the back of the battery.

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

Sold at: Mass merchants, online retailers and independent juvenile specialty stores from about February 2010 through 2012 for approximately $149-$349.

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

Manufactured in: China

Battery numbers are:

S/N:JNS150A S/N:JNS150-BA S/N: JNN-S150A
S/N:JNS150-BB S/N: JNN-S150B
S/N:JNS150-BC S/N: JNN-S150C
Toys R’ Us and Babies R’ Us monitors are:

Monitor Name Model Number TRU/BRU Item #’s
Baby Touch® 02000, 02000Z 550932
Baby Touch® Plus 28520 789633
Complete Coverage® 28040 641827
Dual Coverage™ 28510 789617
Peek® Plus 02230 749599
Babies ‘R’ Us Baby Sight 3927000H11
3927003H12 749609
032159
Slim & Secure® 02800
02805 395409
396308
Slim & Secure® Plus 28450 789581
Slim & Secure® Plus Power Pack 28590 823547
Universal Battery 28150 663117
EX TOUCH PLUS POWER PACK 28560 823521
Photos:

 
Photo 1: Battery with JNS150A Photo 2: Battery with JNS150-BA

 
Photo 3: Battery with JNS150-BB Photo 4: Battery with JNS150-BC

 
Photo 5: Battery with JNN-S150A Photo 6: Battery with JNN-S150B


Photo 7 : Battery with JNN-S150C

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