Apple Recalls AC Adapters that Risk Electric Shock
This is the season. After Microsoft for its Surface tablet, now it is Apple who is recalling adapters for wall socket outlets to avoid the risk of electric shock in case of a malfunction of the power block. Countries that are concerned: Continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Argentina and Brazil, for Macs and iOS devices (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) sold between 2003 and 2015.
The release of Apple is not very clear, but the USB blocks are not affected.However, the adapters sold with its “travel kit” are part of the recall program. Just to bring its serial number and go to an Apple store or through Internet .
The old adapters have a code of three or four digits on the back while the new ones are marked with the letters EUR.
“In very rare cases, Apple power adapters with wall outlet two affected spindles can break, creating a risk of electric shock when handling. These adapters with wall outlet were sold between 2003 and 2015 with some Mac and iOS devices, and also part of Apple Travel Kit “, detailed the group in a statement. “The safety of customers is a top priority for Apple, the company asks customers not to use the power adapter with AC wall plug affected,” he added.