Apple issues recall for wall plug adapters


This isn’t something you hear every day: Tech giant Apple has issued a recall.

Details about the recall

The company is warning users that the Apple AC wall plug adapters made for Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Argentina and Brazil can break. 

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There could also be a risk of shock if the broken adapters are touched.

They were shipped from 2003 to 2015 with Macs and other iOS devices. The adapters were also part of the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit. 


The recalled devices have four or five characters, or no writing, where the adapter attaches to the power supply. 

Redesigned adapters have a three-letter country code.

To get a replacement, visit an Apple Store or an authorized Apple service provider or contact Apple support.

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