The baby monitor’s battery can malfunction, overheat and burst, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves Zooby video baby monitors for cars. The baby monitors are housed in a plush animal toy including a giraffe, dog, fox, rabbit and panda. The recalled Zoobys have battery model number HJ554050 batch 2136. Unscrew the battery door with a small screwdriver from the bottom of the plush camera. The battery shows the markings 554050 which is the model number and 2136 which is the production batch number. The brand name Zooby is on the bottom front of the monitor.
Consumers should immediately remove the battery from the plush camera and can continue using the zooby plush camera and monitor plugged in. Contact Infanttech for a free replacement battery. Infanttech is contacting all known purchasers.
The firm has received three reports of the baby monitors catching fire. No injuries have been reported.
Infanttech, of Montebello, California
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