Samsung stops making Galaxy Note 7s as more phones ignite

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  • Dee Decasa holds her replacement Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in an aluminum pan at her home in Honolulu on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, one day after the phone released smoke and sizzled. Samsung said it is halting sales of the Galaxy Note 7 after a spate of fires involving new devices that were supposed to be safe replacements for recalled models. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

    Dee Decasa holds her replacement Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in an aluminum pan at her home in Honolulu on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, one day after the phone released smoke and sizzled. Samsung said it is halting sales of the Galaxy Note 7 after a spate of ... fires involving new devices that were supposed to be safe replacements for recalled models. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy) (The Associated Press)

  • Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are displayed at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Samsung said Tuesday it is halting sales of the star-crossed Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a spate of fires involving new devices that were supposed to be safe replacements for recalled models. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are displayed at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Samsung said Tuesday it is halting sales of the star-crossed Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a spate of fires involving new devices ... that were supposed to be safe replacements for recalled models. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) (The Associated Press)

  • A visitor tries the Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Samsung said Tuesday it is halting sales of the star-crossed Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a spate of fires involving new devices that were supposed to be safe replacements for recalled models. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    A visitor tries the Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Samsung said Tuesday it is halting sales of the star-crossed Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a spate of fires involving new ... devices that were supposed to be safe replacements for recalled models. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) (The Associated Press)

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

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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 phones but Samsung insisted it was making production adjustments to improve inspections and quality control.