Post by: Consumer Product Safetty Commission


Recall date: SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Recall number: 16-266

Recall Details

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This recall involves the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone sold before September 15, 2016.  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.


To determine if your phone has been recalled, locate the IMEI number on the back of the phone or the packaging, and enter the IMEI number into the online registration site or call Samsung toll-free at 844-365-6197.


Samsung has received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the U.S., including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage, including fires in cars and a garage.


Consumers should immediately stop using and power down the recalled Galaxy Note7 devices purchased before September 15, 2016.  Contact the wireless carrier, retail outlet or where you purchased your device to receive free of charge a new Galaxy Note7 with a different battery, a refund or a new replacement device.  Go to for more details.


Carrier/Retailer   Phone Web
AT&T 1-800-331-0500
Best Buy 1-888-237-7289
Sprint 1-888-211-4727
T-Mobile 1-844-275-9309
U.S. Cellular 1-888-944-9400
Verizon 1-800-922-0204
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Wireless carriers and electronic stores nationwide, including AT&T, Best Buy, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon stores and online at and other websites from August 2016 through September 2016 for between $850 and $890.


Samsung Electronics America Inc., of Ridgefield Park, N.J.

Manufactured in

South Korea and China

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones sold prior to September 15, 2016


The lithium-ion battery in the Galaxy Note7 smartphones can overheat and catch fire, posing a serious burn hazard to consumers.



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