Company Recalls 800,000 Baby Monitors- 2 Infant Deaths Reported
Quebec Based Company Angelcare Monitors Inc. has issued a voluntary for 800,000 Movement and Sound Baby Monitors sold in the U.S. and Canada following the deaths of two infants.
About the Baby Monitor Recall
- Along with the unit that transmits sound, the products also include a sensor pad that monitors baby movement.
- The sensor pad is connected to the nursery monitor by a 3.4 meter long electrical cord.
Two infants have died after being strangled by the cord.
- an 13-month old in San Diego, California in 2011
- an 8-month old in Salem, Oregon in 2004
- The Consumer Product Safety Commission also reported 2 non-fatal incidents.
Description of Recalled Baby Monitors
- The recall involves all models of Angelcares Movement and Sound Baby Monitors sold between 1999 and 2013.
Model numbers for the recalled units are:
- Model numbers are list on the back of the nursery monitor unit.
- The products were sold at Toys-R-Us, Babies-R-Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Wal-Mart, Sears, Target, Amazon.com, Meijer, Overstock.com and over 70 small baby specialty stores.
- Roughly 600,000 units were sold in the U.S. and 182,173 units were sold in Canada for between 100 and 200 USD.
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