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CONSUMER RECALL: Baby monitors recalled after strangulation deaths

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WASHINGTON D.C. (WKOW) --- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Angelcare Monitors Inc. are announcing a voluntary recall of 600,000 Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads.

In the recall they company will provide cord covers.

The cord attached to the baby monitor's sensor pad is place under the crib mattress which poses as a strangulation risk if the baby pulled the cord into the crib.

The CPSC have received two reports of infant deaths due to strangulation. 

The first in August 2004 involving a 8-month-old in Salem, Oregon.

The second in November 2011 involving a 13-month-old female in San Diego.

In both cases, the cord from the sensor pads was pulled into the crib by the child.

There are also two other reported cases of babies being tangled in the cords.

The recall involves all version of Angelcare Sensor Monitors including model numbers: AC1100, AC201, AC300, AC401 AC601 and 49255.

These monitors were manufactured between 1999 and 2013.

For more information, CLICK HERE for the full consumer alert.

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