Manufacturer: Southern Telecom, Inc
Product: A/C Adaptors for Polaroid Internet Tablets
Hazard: The adaptors can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Injuries: The firm has received approximately ten reports of the adaptor overheating. No injuries or property damage have been reported
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.
Sold At: Big Lots in July 2013 for $90 for the tablet and adaptor.
Units: 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 www.southerntelecom.com and go to Product Support and click on PMID709 A/C Adaptor Exchange Program for more information.