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[July 22, 2014]  According to, a nonprofit organization, the following recalls were issued by various federal and state agencies during the week ending July 12:

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Gemini is recalling Power adaptor/chargers distributed at trade shows nationwide from October 2013 to April 2014. The adaptors can overheat, posing a burn hazard. 

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. 

Consumers should throw the items away. 

Consumers can also contact Gemini at (877) 230- 4985 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at  More info at  


Master Cutlery is recalling MTech USA Karambit Neck Knife and Sheath sold exclusively at Big 5 Sporting Goods stores from March 2014 to May 2014. The sheath does not hold the knife securely, allowing the knife to fall out of the sheath unexpectedly. This poses a risk of laceration. 

This recall involves the Karambit neck knife and sheath. “MTech USA” is laser printed on the blade. Model number MT-664UC-SO is marked on the back of the knife. 

Consumers should contact Master Cutlery at (888) 271-7229 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. or online at for instructions on obtaining a free replacement sheath. More info at  

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Lifeguard Press is recalling Charging Kits sold nationwide from February 2014 to June 2014.  The wall charger can overheat and emit smoke and sparks, posing fire and burn hazards. The prongs on the charger can detach and remain in the electrical outlet, posing a risk of electrical shock. 

This recall involves seven models of charging kits with universal serial bus (USB) connectors that are used to recharge Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod devices. Complete list can be found at  

Consumers should contact Lifeguard Press at (800) 992-3006 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at to return the charging kit for a full refund. More info at

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