Apple World Travel Adapter Kit Recall [US & Canada]


Apple World Travel Adapter Kit Recall [US & Canada]

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US FlagCanada FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Apple, a Cupertino, California establishment recalls an estimated total of 896,000 Three-Prong Wall Plug Adapters included in Apple branded World Travel Adapter Kit due to suspected component detachment, energized circuit and consequential risk of electric shock and/or electrocution, all serious safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/ZGjd30oTpD3; HCSC: http://ht.ly/duUt30oTpDA

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Apple-Recalls-Three-Prong-Wall-Plug-Adapters-Included-in-World-Travel-Adapter-Kit-Due-to-Risk-of-Electric-Shock

Direct Canada link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/69690r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Apple three-Prong AC Wall Plug Adapters included in the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit sold before February 2015.

  • The recalled Kits contain Three-Prong and Two-Prong AC Wall Plug Adapters that fit different electrical outlets worldwide. The recalled Adapters were made for use primarily in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong and were also sold with Mac computers and iOS devices. The recalled Three-Prong AC Wall Plug Adapters are white with no letters on the inside slot where it attaches to an Apple power adapter. Redesigned Adapters are white with gray on the inside portion that attaches to the power adapter.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Apple Three-Prong AC Wall Plug Adapters can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Three-Prong AC Wall Plug Adapters can break and expose the metal portion of the Adapters, posing an electric shock risk.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Apple three-Prong AC Wall Plug Adapters, please do not use it. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund. Apple has received six (6) reports from other countries of Wall Plug Adapters breaking and consumers receiving shocks, including two (2) reports of consumers who were medically evaluated and released without need for further medical treatment. No reports of incidents or injuries were reported by US consumers.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle electric shock and/or burns.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Apple toll-free at 1-800-275-2273 anytime. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.apple.com, click on Support and then click on Apple Three-Prong AC Wall Plug Adapter Recall Program link at the bottom of the page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous AC Wall Plug Adapters, please search for “adapter” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Electrical Shock hazards, please search for “shock” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Apple, please search for “Apple” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 19-132
HCSC ID number: RA-69690
Recalls Direct RIN: 11582-2019
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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Report an unsafe product you purchased in the United States [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.saferproducts.gov/CPSRMSPublic/Incidents/ReportIncident.aspx
Search for a recalled product on the US CPSC Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/
Report an unsafe product you purchased in Canada [external: new window opens]:
==> http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/advisories-avis/incident/index-eng.php
Search for a recalled product on the Health Canada Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/index-eng.php

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