Apple Recollects Two-Prong Plugs Over “Very Uncommon” Shock Danger
A uncommon Apple product recall — the corporate has introduced a voluntary recall of AC wall plug adapters made for sure areas due to what it says is a “very uncommon” danger of the 2-prong adapters breaking and probably giving the consumer an electrical shock.
Customers of its World Journey Adapter package may be affected by the recall.
Apple as we speak introduced a voluntary recall of AC wall plug adapters designed to be used in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Continental Europe, New Zealand and South Korea. In very uncommon instances, affected Apple two-prong wall plug adapters might break and create a danger of electrical shock if touched. These wall plug adapters shipped with Mac and sure iOS units between 2003 and 2015 and have been additionally included within the Apple World Journey Adapter Package. Apple is conscious of 12 incidents worldwide.
The recall doesn’t have an effect on some other Apple AC wall plug adapters designed for Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom, United States or any Apple USB energy adapters.
Apple is asking clients to cease utilizing affected plug adaptors and go to http://www.apple.com/uk/help/ac-wallplug-adapter/ for particulars about how you can trade the affected adapters for brand spanking new, redesigned ones.
How are you going to inform whether or not your adaptor is affected? Apple notes that affected two-prong plugs have both 4 or 5 characters or no characters on the within slot the place they connect to the primary Apple energy adapter.
Extra particulars on the recall programme web site.