Recall date: July 21, 2016
Recall number: 16-231

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Video baby monitor’s batteries
Hazard:

The video baby monitor’s batteries can overheat, swell and expand and cause the battery cover to open or come off. This can expose hot batteries, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

Lorex toll-free at 844-265-7388 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.lorextechnology.com and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
Units:
About 26,000 (in addition, 8,000 were sold in Canada)
Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 488 reports of batteries overheating and expanding; about 140 reports involved the swelling of the battery pack, causing its plastic casing to open or come off. No injuries have been reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled monitors and contact Lorex to receive a full refund.

Sold At:

B&H, Best Buy, The Home Depot, Walmart and online at www.amazon.com and www.lorextechnology.com from May 2013 through April 2016.  The video baby monitors were sold in bundles for between $60 and $140.

Importer(s):

FLIR Commercial Systems Inc., of Goleta, Calif.

Distributor(s):

Lorex Technology Inc., of, Canada

Manufactured In:
China