The kinds of batteries used in almost every mobile phone have already been banned from planes, and are given to blowing up too
That was before it announced it would end production for good - analysts warn worse to come as long-term damage to Samsung's brand remains unknown
The company had looked to calm the scandal by offering replacements – but those replacements also kept blowing up
The phones are being pulled from sale
The company had hoped to put an end to its problems by instituting a huge recall programme – but now new phones are starting to blow up
The company says it is 'investigating the matter'
The news is doubly bad for Samsung, which had hoped to stem the fears about its exploding phones by launching a global recall
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Samsung said, the affected machines 'may experience abnormal vibrations' that could cause injuries or property damage
Cost of debacle may be set to rise as more reports of exploding phones surface – this time in China, the world's biggest smartphone market
One million phones to be sent back as US regulators criticise the company for not coordinating with authorities
Companies from Toshiba to Mattel have been plagued by safety concerns and large-scale product recalls.
The phones shouldn’t be put into bags because of ‘recent incidents and concerns’, the Federal Aviation Authority said in an extremely rare warning
The company says that it will ‘voluntarily replace’ people’s devices – an offer that could end up costing the company hundreds of millions of dollars
More than 1 million of the phones have already been sold
The phone had been Samsung’s big plan for taking on the iPhone 7, but now appears to have been completely derailed by an entirely unprecedented problem