Detachable wall plug for AC power adapter for Medela breastpumps product recall

A product recall has been issued for Detachable wall plug for AC power adapter
for Medela breastpumps. The affected detachable wall plugs were supplied with the following models of Medela breastpumps:

  • Swing: 030.0040, and 030.0040-1
  • Swing Maxi: 040.0011, and 040.0011‑1
  • Freestyle: 042.0014

and were sold as Standalone AC Power Adapters (099.0273 and 099.00180.

The product has been recalled because in rare cases, the detachable wall plug could split, exposing live wire and creating a risk of electric shock.

What to do if you have this product

Customers should stop using affected adapters immediately. If the wall plug splits while inserted into a wall outlet, do not attempt to remove it until power to that outlet has been switched off. Breastpumps may continue to be used with battery power only. Customers can contact Medela's local distributor to arrange for collection and replacement of their detachable wall plug. The adapter and cord are not affected by this issue. To arrange collection and replacement, please contact Fisher & Paykel, phone tollfree: 0800-633-352, email:, website:

What to do if you have any questions

If you have any questions relating to the above actions or have any questions regarding the affected Medela products, please contact Fisher & Paykel as Medela's local distributor in New Zealand, via email at or, or directly at tollefree 0800-633-352.

Note: If your detachable wall plug has markings or a white dot on the back of it, then it is not affected.

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