Recalls

News and Articles About Recalls

Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Washing Machines in U.S. Over Injury Risk
Samsung

Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Washing Machines in U.S. Over Injury Risk

The recall involves 34 models of top-load washing machines made between March 2011 and November 2016 and costing $450 to $1,500.
Samsung Is Looking at Ways to Limit the Environmental Impact of the Note 7 Recall
Samsung

Samsung Is Looking at Ways to Limit the Environmental Impact of the Note 7 Recall

The remarks come after environmental group Greenpeace issued a statement earlier this week demanding the world's top smartphone maker find a way to reuse rare materials in the discontinued smartphones that Samsung is taking back.
Samsung CEO: 'We Have a Long History of Overcoming Crises'
Samsung

Samsung CEO: 'We Have a Long History of Overcoming Crises'

'Let us use this crisis as a chance to make another leap by re-examining and thoroughly improving how we work, how we think about innovation and our perspective of our customers.'
Samsung Faces Potential Class Action in U.S. Over Note 7
Samsung

Samsung Faces Potential Class Action in U.S. Over Note 7

The world's top smartphone maker last week permanently ended sales of the fire-prone Note 7 smartphone less than two months after its launch.
Samsung Flags $5.3 Billion Profit Hit From Note 7 Failure
Samsung

Samsung Flags $5.3 Billion Profit Hit From Note 7 Failure

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.
Samsung Offers Financial Incentives to Stem Note 7 Bleeding
Samsung

Samsung Offers Financial Incentives to Stem Note 7 Bleeding

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.'
Note 7 Fiasco Could Burn a $17 Billion Hole in Samsung
Samsung

Note 7 Fiasco Could Burn a $17 Billion Hole in Samsung

The firm received 92 reports of batteries overheating in the United States, including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage.
Samsung Halts Note 7 Production After New Fire Scare
Samsung

Samsung Halts Note 7 Production After New Fire Scare

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.
Replacement Samsung Note 7 Phone Emits Smoke on Plane
Samsung

Replacement Samsung Note 7 Phone Emits Smoke on Plane

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.
D'oh! Now Samsung Washing Machines Are Exploding.
Samsung

D'oh! Now Samsung Washing Machines Are Exploding.

U.S. regulators are warning owners of certain top-load Samsung appliances of 'safety issues.'
Non-Exploding Galaxy Note 7s to Arrive by Sept. 21
Samsung

Non-Exploding Galaxy Note 7s to Arrive by Sept. 21

The announcement comes two weeks after the company issued a global recall amid reports of exploding batteries.
Samsung to Cap Note 7 Battery Charge Via Software Update
Samsung

Samsung to Cap Note 7 Battery Charge Via Software Update

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.
U.S. Safety Agency Urges Galaxy Note 7 Owners to Stop Using Smartphone
Samsung Galaxy

U.S. Safety Agency Urges Galaxy Note 7 Owners to Stop Using Smartphone

Consumer Product Safety Commission is working with Samsung to announce an official recall of the device.
IKEA Recalls 36 Million Chests, Dressers After Six Deaths
IKEA

IKEA Recalls 36 Million Chests, Dressers After Six Deaths

Tipped-over furniture or television sets kill a U.S. child every two weeks, according to U.S. commission.