Apple has posted a warning on its Chinese website, urging people in the country to avoid using unofficial power chargers with its products, reports “MacNN” (

This is almost certainly due to reports that two people in China were electrocuted — one fatally — by third party iPhone charges. As “MacNN” notes, third party models aren’t necessarily dangerous, but some in China and other countries are counterfeit and designed to resemble Apple gear without necessarily passing the same safety standards.