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Sale of affected Samsung Note 7 illegal with formal recall in US

Tech firm now needs to restore consumer and investor confidence

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KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON: The agencies issued restrictions on Thursday that permit owners of the recalled Note 7 to travel with it on a plane only if they turn off the device, protect the power switch from accidental activation and bring it in a carry-on bag or on their person.

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NOW that Samsung Electronics Co's recall of the explosion-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is official in the US, the company can start focusing on the tough job of restoring public trust.

Samsung unveiled a global replacement programme for the big-screen device two weeks