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

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Video baby monitor’s batteries

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.

Consumer Contact:

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

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

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

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.


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 and from May 2013 through April 2016.  The video baby monitors were sold in bundles for between $60 and $140.


FLIR Commercial Systems Inc., of Goleta, Calif.


Lorex Technology Inc., of, Canada

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