Smart Video Doorbells Recalled for Potential Fire Hazard

Ring, an Amazon-owned company producing smart home security products, has recalled approximately 350,000 of its smart video doorbells. According to a recall notice from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation) is being recalled for potential fire and burn risks. The notice explains that the doorbell’s battery can overheat when incorrect screws are used for installation.

Ring has received reports of property damage caused by the ignition of the doorbells, as well as reports of minor burns. Ring has advised consumers to immediately stop installing the recalled video doorbells and to consult the revised installation instructions. The recall affects doorbells sold at stores nationwide and online through Amazon and between June and October of 2020.

If you or someone you know has been injured or has suffered property damage as a result of a defective product, please contact an attorney at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner by calling (713) 222-7211 or toll free at 713-222-7211.