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FIRE INCIDENCES: Samsung halts production of Galaxy 7

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FIRE INCIDENCES: Samsung halts production of Galaxa 7

Samsung has issued a statement confirming Note 7 production changes. Short of admitting a general halt, the company said that there are production changes in the production of Note 7 device.

“Temporarily adjusting the production schedule to ensure quality and safety matters,” the statement read in part.

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With replacement Note 7’s increasingly catching fire, it’s safe to say neither Samsung nor the CPSC will be in any hurry to resume shipping Note 7 replacements until the battery problem has been definitively rectified.

According to South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, the Korean manufacturer has halted production as it investigates a spate of fires with its supposedly-safe Galaxy Note 7 replacement units.

The outlet cited an unnamed source at a Samsung supplier as saying that the decision was reached in cooperation with authorities in China, the United States and Korea.

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