News and Articles About Recalls
The premium device that was meant to compete with the latest iPhones at the top end of the smartphone market had to be scrapped earlier this week.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday the Note 7's 'battery can overheat and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazard to consumers.'
The firm received 92 reports of batteries overheating in the United States, including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage.
In a regulatory filing, Samsung said it was 'adjusting' shipments of Note 7s to allow for inspections and stronger quality control due to some devices catching fire.
The world's largest smartphone maker announced a global recall of at least 2.5 million of its flagship Note 7 smartphones in 10 markets last month due to faulty batteries causing some phones to catch fire.
U.S. regulators are warning owners of certain top-load Samsung appliances of 'safety issues.'
The announcement comes two weeks after the company issued a global recall amid reports of exploding batteries.
The firm has sold 2.5 million Note 7 phones in 10 markets including South Korea and the United States that are subject to the recall.
Consumer Product Safety Commission is working with Samsung to announce an official recall of the device.
Tipped-over furniture or television sets kill a U.S. child every two weeks, according to U.S. commission.
Some of the automaker's gasoline-electric hybrid Prius models contain both of the potential defects, taking the total number of vehicles affected by the recalls to 3.37 million.
Toyota Motor Corp said on Monday it will recall almost 1.6 million additional U.S. vehicles for front passenger side Takata air bag inflators that could rupture.
The tech giant received 56 reports of the AC cords overheating and five reports of electrical shock, safety regulators said on Tuesday.
The company has issued a worldwide recall after a customer reported an issue with the seat belt breaking.
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