Baby monitors recalled due to burn risks

Posted on AllSides August 4th, 2023
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Nearly 13,000 baby monitors have been recalled because of the potential for overheating, according to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission.

The CPSC announced the recall Tuesday of Philips Avent Digital Video Baby Monitors, noting that the overheating of the monitor may lead to burn risks.

"The rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in the Parent Unit monitors can overheat during charging, posing a risk of burns and property damage," the agency stated in the recall announcement, noting that "no incidents or injuries have been reported in the United States."

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