FedEx Supply Chain Recalls Cellphone Batteries That Could Lead to Fire and ...



This recall involves batteries placed into refurbished AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 4 cellphones by FedEx Supply Chain and distributed as replacement phones through AT&T’s Insurance program only. FedEx and Samsung have determined that some of the recalled batteries are counterfeit and show anomalies that can lead the batteries to overheat. The batteries are non-OEM, which means they were not supplied as original equipment by the phone’s manufacturer, Samsung.
Product:
Batteries in refurbished cellphonesAbout 10,200 batteries
Retailer:
The refurbished cellphones were distributed by FedEx Supply Chain and provided as replacement phones only through AT&T’s Insurance program between December 2016 and April 2017.
Distributor:
FedEx Supply Chain Logistics & Electronics, Inc., of Cranberry Township, Pa.
Recall Date:    Aug 16, 2017
Injury:
FedEx Supply Chain has received one report of a counterfeit battery overheating. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.
Mfg Country:
Unknown
Recall ID:    8121
Last Published:    Aug 16, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    17762
Emert Status:    Announced