About 21,000 A/C Adaptor (charger) included with Polaroid PMID 709 Internet Tablets have been recalled by Southern Telecom, Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y. The adaptors can overheat, posing a fire hazard. The recalled adaptor, also commonly referred to as a charger, was included with the Polaroid PMID709 seven inch Internet tablet (also known as the PMID709KB). The adaptor has two prongs for plugging into an outlet on one end and a wire leading to a single plug for the tablet. A label on the bottom of the casing near the plug prongs has “Polaroid Power Adaptor” printed on it with the model number SX-30017-D. The company has received approximately 10 reports of the adaptor overheating. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Customers should immediately stop using the adaptor and contact Southern Telecom for a replacement adaptor at no cost. Customers will receive an envelope for returning the recalled product with their replacement adaptor. Call Southern Telecom toll-free at 866-450-4493 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or contact them online at www.southerntelecom.com and go to Product Support and click on “PMID709 A/C Adaptor Exchange Program” for more information. Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Southern-Telecom-Recalls-AC-Adaptors-for-Polaroid-Internet-Tablets/.
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