Samsung recently confirmed that the batteries on the Galaxy Note 7 cause the fires, the news was announced after an internal investigations at Samsung.
The government in South Korea also launched an investigation into the battery fires on the handset and they came to the same conclusion as Samsung, the batteries were to blame.
The South Korean government will now introduce improved safety guidelines for manufacturers to make sure this sort of thing does not happen again.
“The measures are aimed at strengthening the government’s oversight of the manufacturing process before a completed smartphone unit hits the showroom. We will check the samples from the beginning,” the ministry official said. “The government will verify the safety of the newly developed batteries in the first five years.”
Source Korea Herald
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