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Samsung plans formal Note 7 recall with the US government

Engadget logo Engadget 9/09/2016 Devindra Hardawar

While Samsung has already announced its own recall and replacement program for the Galaxy Note 7, following reports about the phone's potentially explosive batteries, it hasn't yet gone through the formal process with the US government. It looks like that's about to change soon, as Re/code reports that Samsung is finally working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission around an official recall. There's no announcement just yet, but it should hopefully mean that Samsung is able to ensure a more thorough recall of the Note 7 than it can on its own.


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