Nearly 600,000 inhalers affected in massive recall

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GlaxoSmithKline, LLC has issued a voluntary recall on one of its inhalers due to a possible defect.

The North Carolina-based company is warning consumers about 593,088 Ventolin HFA inhalers that were sold across the country.

According to an FDA report, a defective delivery system can cause a leak of the asthma medication.

The code information on the product is Lot #: 6ZP9848, Exp 03/18; 6ZP0003, 6ZP9944, Exp 04/18.

CNBC reports the defect is not dangerous, and the company is working to identify the cause of the issue.

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The Consumer Safety Commission announced a safety recall on September 15, 2016 for Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after users reported that some of the devices caught fire when charging.

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Snickers bars are seen in this picture illustration taken February 23, 2016. Mars Inc has recalled chocolate bars and other products in 55 countries, mainly in Europe, after bits of plastic were found in a Snickers bar in Germany, the U.S. chocolate maker said on Tuesday. All of the recalled products, which include Mars, Snickers and Milky Way bars, were manufactured at a Dutch factory in Veghel, according to a Mars spokeswoman. The recall follows a January 8th complaint from a consumer in Germany, who said she found red plastic in a Snickers bar and sent it back to the company.

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