Gemini Recalls Power Adaptor/Chargers Due to Burn Hazard
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Power adaptor/chargers (promotional giveaway)
Hazard: The adaptors can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
Consumer Contact: Gemini toll-free at (877) 230- 4985 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.geminimanufacturing.net and click on the "Safety Notice" link for more information.
To see photos of the recalled product, go to http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Gemini-Recalls-Power-Adaptor-Chargers/
Units: About 31,000
Description: The recalled adaptor/chargers are used to charge cell phones and other electronic products and have model number ADCP3-1000 imprinted on the plug side of the adaptor. They are plastic cubes about 1" to 1 ¼" on one side with two prongs for plugging into an electrical outlet and a USB port on the other. Recalled chargers come in five different colors: black, blue, green, red and white.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a consumer who was burned on their hand.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled adaptors/chargers and throw them away.
Distributed at: The recalled adaptors/chargers were distributed free as a promotional giveaway at trade shows nationwide from October 2013 to April 2014.
Distributor: Gemini Manufacturing Inc., of Gaffney, S.C.
Manufactured in: China
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission