FAA Issues Updated Guidance on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Devices

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

In response to an October 10, 2016 statement from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and following a recent decision by Samsung to suspend global sales and exchanges of all Galaxy Note7 devices, the Federal Aviation Administration urges passengers onboard aircraft to power down, and not use, charge, or stow in checked baggage, any Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices, including recalled and replacement devices.

For more information, please read the Safety Alert for Operators, “Air Transport Restrictions for Recalled Lithium Batteries and Lithium Battery Powered Devices” issued Sept. 16, 2016.