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Government announces official Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall


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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced an official recall of Samsung’s Note7 phone.

The consumer protection agency cited “serious fire and burn hazards” when it announced the Samsung recall Thursday afternoon. “The lithium-ion battery in the Galaxy Note7 smartphones can overheat and catch fire, posing a serious burn hazard to consumers,” it said, in a note on its website.

“This recall involves the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone sold before September 15, 2016,” it added, in its statement. “The recalled devices have a 5.7 inch screen and were sold in the following colors: black onyx, blue coral, gold platinum and silver titanium with a matching stylus. Samsung is printed on the top front of the phone and Galaxy Note7 is printed on the back of the phone.

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