Apple right now introduced a voluntary recall of three-prong AC wall plug adapters designed to be used primarily in Hong Kong, Singapore, and the UK.
Apple states that, in very uncommon instances, affected Apple three-prong wall plug adapters might break and create a danger shock if touched. These wall plug adapters shipped with Mac and sure iOS gadgets between 2003 and 2010 and have been additionally included within the Apple World Journey Adapter Package.
Apple says it’s conscious of six incidents worldwide and asks prospects to cease utilizing affected plug adapters, citing buyer security as a “prime precedence.” Apple will change affected wall plug adapters with a brand new adapter, freed from cost.
I simply thought my damaged one was a one off, was going to bin it. pic.twitter.com/j8kp6MeNoN
— Stephen Cooper (@kebablog) April 25, 2019
Affected three-prong wall plug adapters are white, with no letters within the inside slot the place it attaches to an Apple energy adapter. New adapters are white with grey on the within portion that attaches to the ability adapter.
The recall doesn’t have an effect on any USB energy adapters, like these included within the field with iPhones and iPads, in line with Apple.
In January 2016, Apple initiated a related voluntary recall program for two-prong AC wall plug adapters designed to be used in Continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Argentina, and Brazil because of the identical danger shock if touched. These wall plug adapters shipped from 2003 to 2015.