Apple recalls UK plugs over fears they could cause electrical shocks ‘if metal parts are touched’

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Apple recalls UK plugs over fears they could cause electrical shocks 'if metal parts are touched'



APPLE has recalled their wall plug adaptors over fears they could cause electrical shocks.
The tech giant’s three-prong AC wall plug adaptors are mainly designed for use in the UK, Ireland, Sinagpore and Hong Kong.
How to recognise affected adaptors and new ones
The adaptors were shipped between 2003 to 2010 with certain Mac and iOS devices and was also included in the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit.
Apple have alerted their customers to the recall on their website saying that the affected adaptors “may break and create a risk of electrical shock if exposed metal parts are touched”.
They added: “Customer safety is always Apple’s top priority, and we have voluntarily decided to exchange affected wall plug adaptors with a new adaptor, free of charge.
“We encourage customers to exchange their wall plug adaptor using the process below.”
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The tech company explained that the affected adaptors could be identified as they are “white, with no letters in the inside slot where it attaches to an Apple power adapter”.
The website added: “New adaptors are white with grey on the inside portion that attaches to the power adaptor.”
To exchange an affected adaptor for a new one, just the serial number of your Apple or Mac device ready before contacting either Apple support or finding an authorised Apple service provider.

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