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In this July 28, 2016, file photo, a screen magnification feature of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is demonstrated, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

(Bloomberg) – Users of Samsung Electronics Co.’s troubled Note 7 smartphone were urged to immediately turn off and stop charging them by a U.S. safety agency as aviation authorities around the world ordered passengers not to use them during flights.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday it is in talks with Samsung on an official recall of the devices as soon as possible, the agency said in a release. About three dozen of the devices, released just three weeks ago, had batteries that caught fire or exploded.

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