Product Recall: Angelcare Baby Monitor

Angelcare Monitors is voluntarily recalling 600,000 baby monitors following the death of two infants due to strangulation. A cord attached to the sensor pad poses a strangulation risk if the child pulls the cord into the crib.

Two infants have died from cord strangulation deaths, and two more have reportedly been entangled. The Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads were sold at a number of stores, including Babies R Us, Toys R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Sears, Walmart, Amazon and Target, from 1999-2013.

Name of product:  Angelcare Movement and Sound Baby Monitors

Hazard:

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.

Consumer Contact:

Angelcare at (855) 355-2643 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail at Consumers@angelcare.ca or online at http://www.angelcarebaby.com and click on the safety notice section of the website for more information.

 

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