Baby monitors recalled by Summer Infant over burn hazard

April 23, 2014 6:45:37 PM PDT
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says 800,000 Summer Infant video monitors are under recall.

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 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 ½ inches tall by 2 ¼ inches wide and are ¼ inches thick, black, and marked with TCL on the batteries' lower right corner.

Consumers can contact Summer Infant for a replacement battery at 800-426-8627 or online at

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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