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Apple Issues Recall for Certain AC Adapters Sold Overseas

There's a risk of breakage and electric shock.

The Verge

Apple is voluntarily recalling certain types of AC power adapters for Macs and iPads sold outside of the U.S., due to the risk of the adapters breaking and causing an electric shock.

The recall involves two-pronged wall plug adapters sold with Macs and the 10-watt adapters shipped with iPads between 2003 and 2015, in Argentina, Brazil, Europe, New Zealand and South Korea. It doesn’t affect adapters designed for the U.S., Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan or the UK. The recall also does not include USB power adapters, but it does apply to adapters included in Apple’s $29 “world traveler” kit.

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