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.
Batteries in refurbished cellphonesAbout 10,200 batteries
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.
FedEx Supply Chain Logistics & Electronics, Inc., of Cranberry Township, Pa.
Recall Date: Aug 16, 2017
FedEx Supply Chain has received one report of a counterfeit battery overheating. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.