Recall: Lorex Video Monitors Models LW2751, LW2752 and LW2962H
On 2018-06-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Lorex Video Monitors Models LW2751, LW2752 and LW2962H due to a potential Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2014 for about $150 to $330.
About 20,000 units are involved in this FLIR Commercial Systems monitor recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Computers & Laptop Batteries category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 8 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The video monitor's batteries can overheat, swell and expand and cause the battery cover to open or come off and expose hot batteries, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Lorex brand video monitors models LW2751, LW2752 and LW2962H used with surveillance video systems. The video monitors are black and were sold in two sizes; 7 inch wide by 5 inches tall and 9 inches wide by 6 inches tall. The video monitors contain a blue lithium polymer battery. "LOREX" is printed on the top left of the monitor screen. The model and serial numbers are printed on the top or on the back panel of the monitors. Only monitors with the following model and serial numbers are included in the recall.
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These items were sold new+ at Best Buy stores nationwide and online at www.lorextechnology.com and other websites from April 2014 through March 2017. The video monitors were sold in bundles for between $150 and $330.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled monitors and contact Lorex for instructions on receiving a full refund.
Lorex 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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 328 reports of the monitor battery overheating and/or expanding. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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