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Lorex recalls video baby monitors due to burn hazard

Posted at 4:52 AM, Jul 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-22 08:11:21-04

(NBC) - A burn hazard has prompted the recall of about 34,000 video baby monitors sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The recall involves Lorex Care 'N' Share video baby monitors with model numbers WL3520, WL4320 and WL3401.

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The firm has received 488 reports of batteries overheating and expanding, causing the battery cover to open or come off and exposing hot batteries.

No injuries have been reported.

The recalled baby monitors were sold from May 2013 through May 2015 at a number of stores including Babies "R" Us, Target and Walmart, as well as online at Amazon.com.

Consumers should stop using the product and contact Lorex to receive a full refund.

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

Courtesy: NBC News Channel

 

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