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Recall for Baby Monitor Batteries

Recall for Baby Monitor Batteries

     WENY --  800,000 baby monitor batteries are being recalled because they can cause burns.  The recall affects video monitors made by Summer Infant.

        The rechargeable battery inside can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard.  There have been 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including smoke and minor property damage.

     The hand-held, color video monitors were sold with a matching camera at Babies "R'' Us, online and other retailers between 2010 through 2012.

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