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Power adaptor, motion-activated light among latest CPSC recalls




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1. Recall Date: October 30, 2013
Recall Number: 14-008
Southern Telecom Recalls A/C Adaptors for Polaroid Internet Tablets Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Big Lots

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Southern-Telecom-Recalls-AC-Adaptors-for-Polaroid-Internet-Tablets/

Recall Details

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

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2. Recall Date: Oct. 30, 2013
Recall Number: 14-009
HeathCo Recalls Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights

Hazard: The internal fixture wiring can energize the entire surface and fittings of the fixture, posing an electrical shock hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: HeathCo toll-free at (855) 704-5438 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email hzproductnotice@heathcollc.com, or visit the company’s website at www.heath-zenith.com and click on “Recall” for more information.

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/HeathCo-Recalls-Motion-Activated-Outdoor-Lights/

Recall Details

Units: About 210,000 in the U.S. and 13,000 in Canada

Description: This recall includes multiple Heath®/Zenith Motion Activated Outdoor Lights used for porch lighting. The product comes in 21 designs with a variety of finishes and is designed to turn on at night when motion is detected. The product replaces a standard outdoor wall-mounted light fixture. The brand name and model number can be found on a label located on the back of the motion sensor for wall-mounted models, or underneath the motion sensor cover for ceiling-mounted models. The following brand names with their model numbers are recalled: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/HeathCo-Recalls-Motion-Activated-Outdoor-Lights/

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries were reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the lights and turn off the power switch before removing the light from its mounting. Contact the company for instructions on how to return the light fixture and receive a free replacement.

Sold at: Large home improvement retailers, lighting, electrical and other retail stores nationwide and online from December 2006 to July 2013 for between $50 and $120.

Importer: HeathCo, LLC, of Bowling Green, Ky.

Manufactured in: China
 
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