Name of product:
A/C Adaptor (charger) included with Polaroid PMID 709 Internet Tablets
The adaptors can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date:
October 30, 2013
About 21,000
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 and go to Product Support and click on "PMID709 A/C Adaptor Exchange Program" for more information.

Recall Details


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.


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.


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

Sold Exclusively At:

Big Lots in July 2013 for $90 for the tablet and adaptor. 


Southern Telecom, Inc., of Brooklyn, NY.

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