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Child Safety Product Recall
 
Recall Alert!- Angelcare Movement and Sound Baby Monitors
Recalled as of Jul 21, 2013;
Manufacturer: Angel care; Category: Baby Monitors
 
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Movement and Sound Baby Monitors
   
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On 2013-11-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Angelcare Movement and Sound Baby Monitors due to a potential strangulation hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 1999 for about $100 to $300.

About 600,000 units are involved in this Angelcare baby monitor recall. Instance(s) of deaths have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Monitors category in 2013.

problem

The cord attached to the baby monitor's sensor pad is placed under the crib mattress, which poses a strangulation risk if the child pulls the cord into the crib and it becomes wrapped around the neck.

Instance(s) of deaths have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recall involves the Movement and Sound Monitor manufactured by Angelcare. This design of baby monitor includes a unique sensor pad placed inside the crib, under the mattress, to monitor movement of the baby.  An electrical cord about 11 feet long is permanently connected from the sensor pad to the nursery monitor unit. The hazard is created by a cord within reach of a baby inside the crib. The cord can be pulled into the crib and can wrap around the child's neck. The recall involves all versions of Angelcare sensor monitors including model numbers:   AC1100, AC201, AC300, AC401 AC601 and 49255 that did not include rigid cord covers, offered in the remedy.  The model number is located on the back of the nursery monitor unit. The monitors were manufactured between 1999 and 2013.

Note: This product was also sold in Canada. Health Canada's announcement is available here: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/36811r-eng.php

Information on where these items sold new+: The recalled baby monitors were sold at Babies R Us/Toys R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Meijer, Sears, Walmart, Amazon.com, Target.com, Overstock.com, and nearly 70 small baby specialty stores, from October 1999 through September 2013 for about $100 to $300.




 
 
Action!

What to do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

Company Contact Information:

Website: www.angelcarebaby.com Phone: (855) 355-2643
 
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