HAZARDOUS MATERIALS PROHIBITION
SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7
Operators are hereby informed that ICAO Technical Instructions prohibits the transport by air of lithium batteries that:
Samsung Corporation has recalled the Galaxy Note 7 due to a defect in the battery. This was the cause of fires resulting from the overheating of the battery while charging or during operation.
Effective immediately the following will apply with respect to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices:
aircraft must immediately power off the device, do not use or charge the device while aboard the aircraft, protect the device from accidental activation, including disabling any features that may turn on the device, such as alarm clocks, and keep the device on their person and not in the overhead compartment, seat back pocket, nor in any carry-on baggage, for the duration of the flight.
This circular is issued pursuant to section 11 of the Civil Aviation Act of each
4. Coming in force
This directive comes into force immediately upon publication.
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