(CBS4) – A recall has been issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission for 1 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices due to fire risk.

U.S. regulators say the batteries can explode or catch fire.

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones (credit: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones (credit: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Samsung disclosed the issue earlier this month. The company said 2.5 million of the phones have been sold and the problem has occurred a “few dozen” times, according to the Associated Press.

CBSSacramento.com reported that the Federal Aviation Administration also cautioned users not to use the device on airplanes.

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Consumers with the smartphones are being told to call Samsung toll-free at 844-365-6197 or go to www.samsung.com.