Tablet power adaptors recalled due to fire hazard

Southern Telecom, Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling about 21,000 A/C adaptors included with Internet tablets manufactured in China.

Southern Telecom reports that the A/C adaptors can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. The company says it has received approximately 10 reports of the adaptor overheating, but no reports of injuries or property damage.

The recalled A/C adaptors were included with the Polaroid PMID709 seven-inch Internet tablet. The tablets and accompanying adaptors were sold at Big Lots retail stores in July 2013 for $90.

Read further details about the recall of 21,000 A/C adaptors included with Polaroid tablets.