More than 8,000 flat screen TVs recalled due to burn hazards

Photo: CPSC.gov

Photo: CPSC.gov

Eleven retailers are recalling more than 8,000 Coby 32″ flat screen TVs due to fire and burn hazards, according to CPSC.gov.

An electronic component can fail, catch fire and ignite nearby items, posing fire and burn hazards, according to the CPSC.

The recall involves black Coby 32-inch flat screen televisions with model number TFTV3229 and serial numbers beginning with LG and that have M07 or M10 in the 9th, 10th and 11th position of the serial number.

The model and serial numbers are printed on a label on the back of the televisions and Coby is printed on the front. Coby USA is out of business.

CPSC has received reports of six incidents involving the televisions overheating, smoking or catching fire.

One incident involved a television catching on fire and scorching a wall, the CPSC reports.

Another involved a fire that was limited to the television. No injuries have been reported.

Click here to read the complete recall report.

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