Apple Computer Inc. is recalling 570,000 AC adapters that could overheat, posing a fire hazard when used with an Apple PowerBook G3 computer, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced July 6, 2001.

The company received six reports of the adapters overheating. No injuries were reported.

The small rectangular black AC adapter box has a permanently attached cord on one end connecting to the computer and a detachable two-prong cord on

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