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Power adaptors recalled; pose burn hazard to consumers

Recall power adapter 435x434 Power adaptors recalled; pose burn hazard to consumersGemini has announced a recall for 31,000 units of its power adapters/chargers due to an increased risk of burn hazard. They have been prone to overheat and therefore pose a threat.

These adapters are used to charge cell phones and other electronic devices. Each charger has a USB port so users may charge just about any device. They have the model number ADCP3-1000 printed on the side. The recalled chargers come in five different colors: black, blue, green, red, and white.

To date, the company has only received one report of an injury from this product. The person was burned on the hand but was not seriously hurt.

These adaptors/chargers were distributed as free promotional giveaways at trade shows nationwide from October 2013 to April 2014. Consumers who have received these recalled adaptors/chargers should discontinue their use of them and throw them away immediately.

You can contact Gemini toll-free at 877-230-4986 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at www.geminimanufacturing.com and click on the “Safety Notice” link for more information.

Source: CPSC