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Cobb Premier Charcoal Grills

Description: Cobb America Inc. Warns Charcoal Grill Purchasers of CO Hazard Recall Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 October 31, 2006 Alert #07-506 Cobb America Inc. Warns Charcoal Grill Purchasers of CO Hazard Marketing Material Showed Product Being Used Indoors The following product safety alert was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Name of Product: Cobb Premier Charcoal Grills Units: About 2,000 Importer: Cobb America Inc., of Deerfield Beach, Fla. Hazard: Like all charcoal grills, this grill emits carbon monoxide gas, which can kill within minutes when used indoors. The Web sites, recipe book, and visuals in a promotional video create the impression that the Cobb Cooker can be used indoors. The recipe book says that it can be used on your dining room table, and the promotional video showed a man carrying the grill into the house while the charcoal was still burning. Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported. Description: The product is made of stainless steel with a wire mesh bottom and a dome-shaped lid. It has a non-stick-coated grill grid. It weighs about 10 pounds and is about 10 inches tall. An outside label reads "Cobb Premier." It comes with several accessories, including a black carrier bag with "Cobb" lettered in yellow on top. Sold at: Cobb America Web site and other outdoor and camping stores including some web sites nationwide from March 2006 through October 2006 for about $140. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should never use any charcoal grill indoors. Charcoal grills should only be used outside. The promotional video, which created the impression that the grill could be used indoors, has been removed from the firm's Web site, www.cobbamerica.com, and a warning about the hazards of indoor charcoal use and carbon monoxide poisoning has been posted. The firm is sending warning letters to all known consumers. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cobb America collect at (954) 427-5202 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or write an email to chris@cobbamerica.com [Source]

Cobb Premier Charcoal Grills Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date10/31/2006
Recall ID3778
Recall Number07506
Product TypeGrills, Smokers & Accessories
HazardBurn - Not Fire-Related
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