Angelcare Recalls Baby Monitors After Strangulation Deaths

Law360, New York (November 21, 2013, 6:39 PM EST) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday that Angelcare Monitors Inc. is recalling about 780,000 baby monitors in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with the power cord that creates a strangulation risk for babies, and has allegedly already caused two deaths.

According to the CPSC, the Quebec, Canada-based company intends to provide cord covers for the Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads. The cord attached to the baby monitor’s sensor pad is placed under the crib mattress, which poses a...
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