Name of product: Angelcare Movement and Sound Baby Monitors
The 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.
Description: The CPSC in announced a voluntary recall to provide cord covers for 600,000 Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads. The recalled model numbers are AC1100, AC201, AC300, AC401 AC601 and 49255. The monitors were sold at Babies R Us, Toys R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Meijer, Sears, Walmart, Amazon.com, Target.com, Overstock.com and many other small specialty baby stores. Angelcare and CPSC have received reports of two infant cord strangulation deaths from these monitors.
What to do: 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 Angel Care Baby and click on the safety notice section of the website for more information.