Recall for baby monitors that could overheat

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — There’s a recall underway that could put you and your baby at risk. A total of 800,000 Summer Infant Video Monitors are now being recalled.

The rechargeable battery on the hand-held monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard. There’s been 22 reports so far of overheated and ruptured batteries, including smoke and minor property damage.

The units under recall were sold between 2010 and 2012. Wal-Mart, Target, Babies “R” Us, and Amazon all sold the products.

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