Product Recall | Adapters by Apple due to Risk of Electrical Shock

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What Recalled | Apple has recalled about 814,000 (in US) and 81,000 additionally (in Canada) the Apple AC World Travel adapter Kits on June 5th, due to the three-prong AC wall plug adapters can break and expose the metal portion of the adapter and posing an electrical shock risk.Apple World Travel Adapter Kit

The Remedy | Those using this product, need to stop and replace it directly with Apple directly by contacting them by phone at 800-275-2273 any given time or online at http://www.apple.com.

Safety Alerts | The manufacturer has received six reports from other countries (outside of the US and Canada) that the wall plug adapters breaking and consumers receiving shocks including two whom needed immediate medical attention with further long-term care.  No reports by US consumers have been reported.

Locations | This type of product can be found at Apple stores and other home electronic stores nationally, as well as online at Apple.com from January 2003 through January 2015 for about $30.00

Manufacture Location | China

Recall Number | 19-132.

Recall Details | This is deemed a voluntary recall by the company.  This information has been released by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.  This recall is also being put into effect by Amazon and other retailers.

(c) 2019 NW Fire Blog – Updated 6/10/2019 2015 hours PDT

PRODUCT RECALL | Pill XL Portable Wireless Speakers by Apple | June 3, 2015

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In partnership, Apple Inc and Beats Electronics LLC of Cupertino are recalling the Pill XL Portable Wireless Speakers [Beats Pill XL Speakers] by Apple manufactured in China due to the battery to overheat and cause a fire.

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There have been 8 incidents reported, with one consumer’s desk being burned and another receiving burns to his finger.

Affected Products

There are approximately 11,000 products in Canada and 222,000 in the United States.  Both the U.S. and Canada are working in conjunction with this product recall.

Refund

Contact Apple and ask for a refund.

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Consumer Contact

Apple Inc. online at www.apple.com or www.beatsbydre.com orwww.apple.com/support/beats-pillxl-recall or contact Apple Support toll-free at (800) 275-2273 anytime for more information.

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