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Apple recalls UK wall plug adapters over electric shock fears

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Update time : 2019-08-26 15:22:43

Apple has recalled its UK plug adapters hind warning there's a chance of some causing electrical shocks. The tech immense said that “in occasional cases” its AC wall plugs sold among 2018 and 2019 can cease open.


It warned this could forsake throng at chance of getting a impact if they then touched the exposed metal components.

The telegram understands Apple instituted the remember hind being made conscious of six incidents with the adapters worldwide.

The two-part adapters, which were too sold at Hong Kong and Singapore, were shipped with Apple’s Mac desktop and laptops, some iPhones, iPods and iPads, either during at the Apple world tour Adapter Kit.

In a blog published yesterday, the corporation said: “Customer safety is repeatedly Apple's climax priority, and we own voluntarily decided ought exchange affected wall plug adapters with a new adapter, liberate of charge.

“We encourage customers ought exchange their wall plug adapter using the process below.”

The recalled adapters are white three-prong wall plugs with a slot above the back where it attaches ought an Apple force adapter.

Owners of such adapters can exchange them at Apple Stores or authorized Apple service providers nevertheless will shortage ought carry the serial number of the tool it was sold with.

similar electrocution fears at 2016. The latest remember comes hind the corporation recalled two-prong adapters above although electrocution fears at 2016.

Although that remember did no affect adapters widely sold at the UK it covered plugs sold above a 12 year period at Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and Brazil.

At the time, Apple initiated the remember hind it said it had been made was conscious of 12 incidents relating ought them.

In 2014, Apple too offered ought substitute some adapters although the iPhone 3GS, 4 and 4S at Europe hind they were build ought overheat.

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