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Batteries in Baby Video Monitors Recalled

WASHINGTON (WGGB/AP) — Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard.

The Woonsocket, R.I.-based manufacturer has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage.

The hand-held, color video monitors were sold with a matching camera and A/C adaptors at Babies “R” Us, online and other retailers from about February 2010 through 2012 for $150 to $350.

The batteries are about 1 1/2 inches tall by 2 1/4 inches wide and are 1/4 inches thick, black, and marked with TCL on the batteries’ lower right corner.

Battery numbers include:

  • S/N: JNN-S150A
  • S/N: JNS150-BA
  • S/N: JNS150A
  • S/N: JNN-S150B
  • S/N: JNS150-BB
  • S/N: JNN-S150C
  • S/N:JNS150-BC

Monitors impacted include:

  • Baby Touch – Model 02000, 02000Z
  • Baby Touch Plus – Model 28520
  • Best View – Model 28030, 28030Z, 28035, 28280Z
  • Best View Choice – Model 28460
  • Complete Coverage – Model 28040
  • Dual Coverage – Model 28510
  • MultiView – Model 28490
  • Peek Plus – Model 02230
  • Private Label Baby Sight – Model 3927000H11/A, 3927003H12
  • Safe Sight – Model 28530
  • Secure Sight – Model 02040, 02040Z
  • Sleek & Secure – Model 28270
  • Slim & Secure – Model 02800, 02805
  • Slim & Secure Plus – Model 28450
  • Slim & Secure Plus Power Pack – Model 28590

Consumers can contact Summer Infant for a replacement battery at 800-426-8627 or online at http://www.summerinfant.com.

The batteries were manufactured in China. About 58,800 batteries were recalled in February 2011.

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