Philips Avent Digital Video Baby Monitors Recalled Due to Burn Hazard
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall of 12,850 Philips Avent Digital Video Baby Monitors. Here’s what you need to know.
Why are Philips Avent’s Digital Video Baby Monitors being recalled?
According to the CPSC recall, the Philips Avent Digital Video Baby Monitors are being recalled because they pose a burn hazard.
The rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in the Parent Unit monitors can overheat during charging, posing a risk of burns and property damage. So far, Philips has received 23 reports of the parent unit monitors overheating in Europe, including seven reports of minor injuries. No incidents or injuries have been reported in the United States.
How do I know if my product is affected by the recall?
The recalled baby monitors include models SCD630 and SCD843 only, manufactured between January 2016 and January 2020. Caregivers can check the model numbers and production date codes located at the bottom of the Parent Unit.
What should I do if my product is recalled?
The CPSC advises parents to immediately stop using the digital video baby monitors, unplug the device from the wall and contact Philips for a free replacement.You can check and see if your monitor is recalled and request a free replacement at USA.Philips.com.
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