Finally Samsung ended the production of their Galaxy note 7. The eplosive phone was short lived as its life span was cut short this week after Samsung recalled all the devices for the second time.

The Galaxy Note 7’s short, explosive life was cut short earlier this week, when Samsung issued a second recall for all devices and permanently shut down production.

But plenty of the phones are still out there in the wild, and Samsung and government regulators are trying to limit the potential risks associated with using the phone. To that end, the United Federal Aviation Administration and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration are expected to completely ban all Galaxy Note 7s from all US flights starting today, according to a report in Bloomberg.

Update: It’s official. The ban will be implemented October 15 at noon Eastern time. Passengers who attempt to bring Galaxy Note 7s onto planes may have them confiscated and may be fined, and anyone who is caught with the phone in their checked baggage “may be subject to criminal prosecution in addition to fines.”

Previously, the FAA strongly recommended that the devices not be turned on, charged, or placed in checked baggage while on a plane. The administration didn’t entirely ban them and made an allowance for the replacement phones that were expected to “fix” the problem. The new ban applies to both original and replacement models, regardless of whether they’re turned off. If you travel and you’ve made the ill-advised decision to keep your phone, this is another reason you should take advantage of the credit Samsung is offering all Galaxy Note owners who exchange their defective phone for another model.

Samsung initially recalled 2.5 million Notes from all over the world in September. That recall was prompted by defective batteries, but Samsung hasn’t made an official statement about the problem with the replacements. Theories either blame the battery again or the phone’s quick-charging mechanism. The recall is expected to cost Samsung at least $5.3 billion by the time all is said and done.

But plenty of the phones are still out there in the wild, and Samsung and government regulators are trying to limit the potential risks associated with using the phone. To that end, the United Federal Aviation Administration and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration are expected to completely ban all Galaxy Note 7s from all US flights starting today, according to a report in Bloomberg.

Update: It’s official. The ban will be implemented today October 15 at noon Eastern time. Passengers who attempt to bring Galaxy Note 7s onto planes may have them confiscated and may be fined, and anyone who is caught with the phone in their checked baggage “may be subject to criminal prosecution in addition to fines.”

Previously, the FAA strongly recommended that the devices not be turned on, charged, or placed in checked baggage while on a plane. The administration didn’t entirely ban them and made an allowance for the replacement phones that were expected to “fix” the problem. The new ban applies to both original and replacement models, regardless of whether they’re turned off. If you travel and you’ve made the ill-advised decision to keep your phone, this is another reason you should take advantage of the credit Samsung is offering all Galaxy Note owners who exchange their defective phone for another model.

Samsung initially recalled 2.5 million Notes from all over the world in September. That recall was prompted by defective batteries, but Samsung hasn’t made an official statement about the problem with the replacements. Theories either blame the battery again or the phone’s quick-charging mechanism. The recall is expected to cost Samsung at least $5.3 billion by the time all is said and done.

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