Updated March 18, 2018 10:07:16 Samsung announced that it has recalled the following appliances: Samsung TV, Samsung Smart TV, Smartphone, Samsung Blu-ray Player, Samsung USB Flash Drive, Samsung Keyboard, Samsung Portable DVD Player, and Samsung Portable Portable Smartphone.
The affected appliances are manufactured by Samsung Electronics, Inc. Samsung has issued a recall for all models manufactured between January 26, 2018 and March 31, 2018.
Samsung says the affected appliances were manufactured by its own supplier, which it did not name, and the affected models were sold in Canada.
Samsung said it would issue an additional recall for the Samsung SmartTV and Smartphone if it determines that there is an issue with their manufacture.
“Consumers should contact Samsung Consumer Care, Inc., Canada, at 1-866-407-5227 if they have a problem with their appliance,” Samsung said in a statement.
Samsung is offering free repair or replacement of affected appliances to consumers.
Consumers can contact the company’s online service center at 1,800-829-1350 or at its website.
Consumers are also encouraged to contact their local authorities and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Samsung, which was acquired by Samsung in 2018, says the recall affects a large number of its branded and branded-not-branded products.
“We are deeply sorry for any inconvenience this recall may cause,” Samsung added.
The company also says it will offer free service and repair to consumers who are still experiencing issues.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.
Samsung’s shares fell 2.6 percent to US$3.84 in after-hours trading in Toronto.
Samsung shares have fallen more than 7 percent this year, though the company said it expects to recover some of that loss in the second half.