Thursday, April 24, 2014

Recall! Summer Infant Video Monitors

From the CPSC:

Summer Infant Expands Recall to Replace Video Monitor Rechargeable Batteries Due to Burn Hazard
The batteries used in the video baby monitors can overheat and rupture.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall date: April 23, 2014
Recall number: 14-156
  • Label on Back of Battery with Battery Number S/N JNS150A
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    Label on Back of Battery with Battery Number S/N JNS150A
  • Slim and Secureā„¢ Video Monitor Model 02805
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    Slim and Secure™ Video Monitor Model 02805

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Rechargeable batteries used in Summer Infant video monitors
The battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Consumer Contact:
Summer Infant at (800) 426-8627 anytime or online at for information on battery replacement.
Report an Incident Involving this Product

                        Recall Details                    

About 800,000 batteries (about 58,800 were recalled in February 2011)
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. 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-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
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

Summer Infant has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage.
Consumers should remove the battery and contact Summer Infant for a replacement battery.  The monitor can continue to be used on AC power with the power cord.
Sold at
Mass merchants, including Babies “R” Us, online retailers and independent juvenile specialty stores, from about February 2010 through 2012 for between $150 to $350.
Summer Infant, of Woonsocket, R.I.
Manufactured in

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