Apple Issue Recall of AC Adapter

Posted on January 29, 2016 · Less than 2 minutes

Apple has issued a voluntary recall of Apple AC Wall Plug Adapters sold with its products between 2003 and 2015 designed for use in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Continental Europe, New Zealand and South Korea.

Source: apple.com

Apple® today announced a voluntary recall of AC wall plug adapters designed for use in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Continental Europe, New Zealand and South Korea. In very rare cases, affected Apple two-prong wall plug adapters may break and create a risk of electrical shock if touched. These wall plug adapters shipped with Mac® and certain iOS devices between 2003 and 2015 and were also included in the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit. Apple is aware of 12 incidents worldwide.

The recall does not affect any other Apple AC wall plug adapters designed for Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom, United States or any Apple USB power adapters.

http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2016/01/28Important-Notice-for-Certain-AC-Wall-Plug-Adapters-World-Travel-Adapter-Kit-Customers.html

Apple has released a guide for how to identify the adapters in question and information about how you may exchange them. The information can be found at the following link:

http://www.apple.com/au/support/ac-wallplug-adapter/

 

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