Apple is Recalling power adapters for iPhone, iPad and Mac due to the risk of electric shock. This is stated in a press release from the manufacturer. The problem relates to adapter plugs for the wall outlets that were supplied in the period from 2003 to 2015 with the Apple gadgets and were included in the kit Apple World Travel Adapter Kit.
Apple has determined that, in some cases, adapters may be damaged and create the danger of electric shock upon contact. These adapters were bundled with Macs and some iOS devices, and is also included in the kit Apple World Travel Adapter Kit.
“Customer safety is a top priority for Apple, so we decided each free to exchange a defective power adapter to the new adapter improved model. We call the following procedure is for replacement of all defective components”.
Exchange program adapters for wall outlets operates in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Argentina and Brazil. Products released for USA, UK, China, Japan, and also USB power adapters, the Apple does not fall under this program.
To determine the model of the adapter in the image above. The defective power adapters for wall outlets in the internal groove at the point of attachment to the power adapter Apple includes a text of 4-5 characters, or the text may be missing. Instead, the advanced adapters is specified three-letter region code (EUR, KOR, AUS, ARG or BRA).
Apple offers to replace free of charge the plug in authorized service center. For replacement of defective components, you must specify the serial number of Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod. Buyers World Travel Adapter Kit can also exchange the adapter.