BearCare Voluntarily Recalls Rechargeable Walnut Thermometer Due To The Potential For Skin Burns

Hauppauge, NY, May 10, 2023– BearCare, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of its rechargeable Walnut Wearable Smart Thermometer (Walnut Thermometer) due to reports of injuries, including skin burns, by users. The Walnut Thermometer is an over-the-counter rechargeable device intended for continuous chest temperature monitoring of children ages 0-6 years which can be identified by its silicone exterior resembling a cartoon penguin. The product under recall was sold and distributed from December 2022 to April 2023 through,, and

Components shown above: (1) thermometer unit; (2) base station; (3) adhesive strip; (4) user manual; (5) charging cable.
Product Name Distribution Dates Lot Number Model Number
Walnut Wearable Smart Thermometer December 2022 and later 20221115W002 WT20

How to recognize the device may fail: users may identify a failing device if the user observes any substance leaking from the device’s exterior, any corrosion near the smart sensor on the back of the device, diminished battery life, or connectivity issues with the Walnut App. In addition, a sensation of warming or heat at or near the site or redness and irritation on the skin are also signs of that a device is failing.

Actions to take: Consumer are advised to immediately stop using the product. Caution should be taken if there is evidence of moisture or leakage since this may pose a risk of chemical burns to users as well as caretakers or others handling the product. Given the vulnerable population of neonates and infants, other areas of the body should be checked, including the mouth and eyes due to possible transfer of corrosive fluids that may cause chemical burns or toxicity if swallowed. Seek medical care if you or your child were exposed to moisture coming from the device or experience any symptoms related to this device failure.

BearCare is voluntarily recalling this product after receiving consumer complaints of minor to severe skin burns and skin irritation in children that used the product made BearCare aware of an issue. BearCare prioritizes consumer safety and is thoroughly evaluating these complaints. Due to the potential for injury, the Walnut Thermometer consumers are advised to immediately stop using the product.

BearCare is asking consumers to return the product to the address below to obtain a full refund of the purchase price. Consumers may contact or click here for a prepaid shipping label.

BearCare, Inc.
80 Davids Dr. #200
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

A little thermometer with a lot of thoughts
No breaking
We make sure while you are working or sleeping, the Walnut Cares app is designed to continuously monitor your baby’s temperature without any data breaking.
01 Real-time temperature monitoring
High low temp track
We use one of the most sensitive temperature sensors - IC smart sensor - to measure the accurate temperature.
Smart integrated circuit sensor
01 Medical level metal
App temperature alert
We use 3.0 Bluetooth to have a strong connection with your phone, and send the alert back to your phone in time. Make sure to turn the volume on.
01 3.0 bluetooth
01 Warning alarm to notify you
No need to charge,
365 days long time working
Immediate ready to use for you, there is no need to charge. On average 8 hours per day, it lasts about 365 days.
Low-sensitivity silicone patch
Low-sensitivity silicone patch is medical-grade adhesive, colorless, odorless, low-sensitivity, and comfortable, and is more suitable for children and people who are prone to skin allergies
Non-invasive & effortless
Tech specs
Dimensions & Weight
Diameter: 1.96 in (49.75mm)
Height: 1.44 in (36.53mm)
Weight: 10g±1g
Thickness: 0.22 in (5.65mm)
Food grade silicone
Bluetooth® support
Battery capacity
Supported operating systems for Home app
Android • iOS¹
Transmission distance: 10M
Accuracy: ±0.3℃
Operation/Storage conditions
Temperature: 5~40℃
Humidity range: ≦85%RH
Working voltage: 3V
What's in the box
Walnut Thermal monitor x 1
Base station x1
Adhesive patches x 10
User manual x 1
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