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Safety Alert

Gemini Recalls Power Adaptor/Chargers Due to Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately 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.

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 by: 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