Anglecare Monitors Inc. voluntarily recalled 600,000 dangerous baby monitors because the cord attached to the device poses a strangulation risk to children. Two infants tragically lost their lives after becoming entangled by the monitor's cord while in their cribs.
The cord is attached to the device's sensor pad, which is placed underneath the crib mattress to monitor a baby's movement. If the child pulls the cord into the crib, it can then pose a significant strangulation risk. In addition to the infants who died from cord strangulation deaths, two other infants have reportedly become entangled in this product, although not fatally.
The Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads were:
Consumers should stop using the product and contact the company for a repair kit.