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Slim and Secure Handheld Color Video Monitor Recalled

Date:
January 1, 2011
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
MP and BK of China (batteries) and Summer Infant (video monitor)
The Danger:
An internal battery defect can cause the battery to overheat and rupture. This poses a potential property damage or burn hazard to consumers.
Description:
This recalls involves about 58,000 video monitors. The Summer Infant Slim and Secure 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 " tall and 2 " wide with a 2.5" LCD screen; it has the "Summer" logo printed in white on the bottom front. The camera is silver and white. Both parts come with A/C adapters but only the receiver unit contains a rechargeable battery. The date codes affected begin with the following 4 digits: 0907, 0908, 0909, 0911, 0912, and 1001. The date code consists of eight digits and is the first line of the label located on the back of the handheld unit. The batteries are unmarked or marked with letters "MP" or "BK" on the lower right corner of the battery. Any battery marked "TCL," as well as items currently sold at retail are not being recalled.
Sold At:
Various stores nationwide
What To Do:
Open the back compartment of the Slim and Secure parent unit and check the battery's markings. Consumers should immediately stop using any battery that is either unmarked or marked with the letters "MP" or "BK." If the product is affected, complete the form listed on the recall site. After the form has been completed, select "Register;" consumers will receive a free replacement battery within five to seven business days via U.S. mail. They will also receive a postage-paid envelope to return old batteries for proper disposal. For more information, call toll-free 1-800-426-8627 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.
For More Information:
summerinfant.com/Home/Product-Recall/Slim-SecureHandheldVideoMonitorBatteriesRecall.aspx