About JC Penney Cooks Outdoor BBQ Grills

Recall Date: 12/10/2009

JCPenney Recalls Cooks Outdoor BBQ Grills Due to Fire Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2009 Release # 10-064 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 333-6063 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 JCPenney Recalls Cooks® Outdoor BBQ Grills Due to Fire Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Cooks Outdoor® BBQ Grills Units: About 5,600 Importer: JCPenney Purchasing Corp., of Plano, Texas Hazard: The drip pan on the grill does not allow for adequate drainage, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 11 reports of fires resulting from inadequate drainage. No injuries reported. Description: This recall involves Cooks® brand outdoor BBQ grills. The grill has a digital thermometer on the hood, stainless steel top and a global LP regulator. Lot number 780-2176 is printed on the underside of the grill’s stand. Sold exclusively at: JCPenney stores nationwide and online at www.jcp.com from February 2009 through September 2009 for between $190 and $600. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled grills. To ensure the grills are not useable, consumers should remove the gas regulator and hose assembly. All consumers (whether they purchased the item online or at a JCPenney retail stores) should return the regulator and hose to the Catalog/Customer Service Desk at any JCPenney store for a full refund. Consumers should contact JCPenney for instructions on how to disconnect the gas regulator and hose. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact JCPenney toll-free at (888) 333-6063 anytime of visit the firm’s Web site at www.jcp.com

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Manufacturers

  • JC Penney
  • Cooks

Made In

  • China

Category ID: 1979

Hazards

  • Fire & Fire-Related Burn

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2010/JCPenney-Recalls-Cooks-Outdoor-BBQ-Grills-Due-to-Fire-Hazard