Circus World Recalls Wireless Video Baby Monitors Due to Overheating Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 12, 2010
Release #10-318
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 946-7828
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Circus World Recalls Wireless Video Baby Monitors Due to Overheating Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Levana Wireless Video Baby Monitors

Units: About 800

Distributor: Circus World Displays Limited (CWD), of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Hazard: Wiring in the baby monitor camera can overheat and emit smoke, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Circus World Displays has received two reports of the camera portion of the monitors overheating and smoking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Levana wireless baby monitors with model number LV-TW300. The receiver front is white and green with six round buttons and the printed word "Levana". It is 7 inches tall and includes a stand/base. The camera is all white, about 5 inches tall and is attached to a 3 1/2 inch long white base. The camera can rotate and swivel in various directions. The camera and receiver each has its own A/C adapter.

Sold at: BB Buggy and Health and Safety stores nationwide and on the Internet between February 2010 and May 2010 for about $200.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and return the baby monitor directly to CWD for a refund or replacement with a different model. When returning, please include the entire product, your complete name, mailing address and phone number in the package and mail to Circus World Displays Ltd, Attention: Adam Crysler, Dealer Returns Specialist, 60 Industrial Parkway Suite Z64, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Circus World Displays toll-free at (866) 946-7828 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by e-mail at support@svat.com or on the firm's website at www.mylevana.com

Recalled baby monitor