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Southern Telecom recalling A/C adaptors

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Southern Telecom is recalling about 21,000 A/C adaptors, also known as chargers for the Polaroid PMID709 seven inch Internet tablet (also known as the PMID709KB). The company as received approximately ten reports of the adaptor overheating. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

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 the company for a replacement at no cost. Customers will receive am envelope for returning the recalled product with their replacement adaptor.

The chargers were sold at Big Lots in July 2013 for $90 for the tablet and adaptor.

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