Infanttech recalls 17,000 Zooby video baby monitors for cars

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The monitor’s battery can malfunction, overheat and burst

Infanttech of Montebello, Calif., is recalling about 17,100 Zooby video baby monitors for cars.

The baby monitor’s battery can malfunction, overheat and burst, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received three reports of the monitors catching fire. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Zooby video baby monitors for cars housed in a plush animal toy including a giraffe, dog, fox, rabbit and panda.

The recalled Zoobys have battery model number HJ554050 batch 2136.

The brand name Zooby is on the bottom front of the monitor.

The baby monitors, manufactured in China, were sold online at infanttech.com and Amazon.com from January 2022 through May 2023, for between $130 and $190.

What to do

Consumers should immediately remove the battery from the plush camera by unscrewing the battery door with a small screwdriver from the bottom of the plush camera, and may continue using the plush camera and monitor plugged in.

Contact Infanttech for a free replacement battery. Infanttech is contacting all known purchasers.

Consumers may contact Infanttech from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at hello@infanttech.com or online at https://zoobyrecall.com.

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