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Samsung Electronics says it is stopping production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a day after it halted global salesof the star-crossed devices. 

The South Korean company said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that it has made a final decision to stop production for the sake of consumer safety.

Samsung is struggling to regain consumer trust after a first round of recalls. The company stopped selling the device after finding that even the supposedly safer replacements it was providing for recalled Note 7 phones were catching fire.

South Korean media reported Monday that Samsung’s factories stopped making the fire-prone phonesbut Samsung insisted it was making production adjustments to improve inspections and quality control.

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