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DOT Emergency Order Prohibits the Transportation of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Devices

 

DOT Emergency Order Prohibits the Transportation of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Devices

We are required to notify you that the DOT is now prohibiting the transportation of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Devices aboard the aircraft, including on your person or in any baggage.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY ANY PERSON IDENTIFIED BY THIS ORDER: 1) Shall not transport, nor offer for transportation, via air a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device. By virtue of this Order and the CPSC recalls, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices are now forbidden for transportation by air. For purposes of this Order, transporting or offering for transportation includes bringing a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device aboard an aircraft on your person (e.g., in your pocket), bringing a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device aboard an aircraft in carry-on baggage, offering a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device in checked baggage, and offering a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device for air cargo shipment (e.g. Federal Express or United Parcel Service). 2) Shall ensure that a prohibited Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device inadvertently brought aboard an aircraft is immediately powered off, not used or charged while aboard the aircraft, protected from accidental activation, including disabling any features that may turn on the device, such as alarm clocks, and kept on their person and not in the overhead compartment, seat back pocket, nor in any carry-on baggage, for the duration of the flight.

If you have any questions concerning this Emergency Restriction/Prohibition Order, you should call PHMSA Hazardous Materials Information Center at 1-800-467-4922 or email at phmsa.hm-infocenter@dot.gov.

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