Apple Recalls Three-Prong Wall Plug Adapters Included in World Travel Adap ...



This recall involves three-prong AC wall plug adapters included in the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit sold before February 2015. The kits contain three-prong and two-prong AC wall plug adapters that fit different electrical outlets worldwide. The recalled adapters were made for use primarily in the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Hong Kong and were also sold with Mac computers and iOS devices. The recalled three-prong AC wall plug adapters are white with no letters on the inside slot where it attaches to an Apple power adapter. Redesigned adapters are white with gray on the inside portion that attaches to the power adapter.
Product:
Apple AC World Travel Adapter KitsAbout 814,000 (in addition, about 81,000 were sold in Canada)
Inconjunction:
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/69690r-eng.php
Retailer:
Apple stores and other home electronics stores nationwide, and online at Apple.com from January 2003 through January 2015 for about $30.
Recall Date:    Jun 5, 2019
Injury:
Apple has received six reports from other countries of wall plug adapters breaking and consumers receiving shocks, including two reports of consumers who were medically evaluated and released without need for further medical treatment. No reports of incidents or injuries were reported by U.S. consumers.
Mfg Country:
China
Importer:
Apple Inc., of Cupertino, Calif.
Recall ID:    8573
Last Published:    Jun 5, 2019
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    19132
Emert Status:    Announced