WASHINGTON, D.C. (10/31/13) - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product
A/C Adaptor (charger) included with Polaroid PMID 709 Internet Tablets
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 firm has received approximately ten 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.
Sold exclusively at Big Lots in July 2013 for $90 for the tablet and adaptor.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
Information provided by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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