Apple recalls EU 5W iPhone chargers due to overheating issues

Apple is recalling specific EU 5W iPhone adapters due to possible overheating issues. The model in question is the A1300 pictured below.


Here is what Apple had to say:

“Apple has determined that, in rare cases, the Apple 5W European USB power adapter may overheat and pose a safety risk,” stated Apple on the company’s website. “We have voluntarily decided to exchange every affected power adapter for a new, redesigned adapter, free of charge.”

You can find the exchange program details here.

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