Recall date: October 30, 2013
Recall number: 14-008

Recall Summary

Name of product:
A/C Adaptor (charger) included with Polaroid PMID 709 Internet Tablets
Hazard:
The adaptors can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
Consumer Contact:

Southern Telecom toll-free at (866) 450-4493 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.southerntelecom.com and go to Product Support and click on "PMID709 A/C Adaptor Exchange Program" for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 21,000
Description:

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received approximately ten reports of the adaptor overheating.  No injuries or property damage have been reported.

 
Remedy:

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. 

Importer:

Southern Telecom, Inc., of Brooklyn, NY.

Manufactured In:
China