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Gemini Recalls Power Adaptor/Chargers Due to Burn Hazard

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov.

Recall Summary

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/

Recall Details

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

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
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