|The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Summer Infant, of Woonsocket, R.I.
, today announced a voluntary recall of about 58,000
units of Rechargeable batteries sold with certain Slim and Secure™ Video Monitors
The battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers. .
The recall involves Summer Infant Slim and Secure handheld color video monitors with unmarked, MP and BK rechargeable batteries. The Video Monitor is sold in either silver and white, model #02800; or pink and white, model #02805. It has receiver and camera components. The receiver is approximately 4 ¼” tall and 2 ½” wide with a 2.5” LCD screen with the “Summer” logo printed in white on the bottom front. The camera is silver and white. Both the video monitor and receiver components come with A/C adapters but only the receiver unit contains a rechargeable battery. The batteries are unmarked or marked with letters MP or BK on the lower right corner of the battery. Batteries that are marked TCL are not included in this recall.
The products were sold exclusively at Babies R Us from September 2009 to May 2010 for about $200. The monitors were manufactured in China.
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