TV Recall - Central County Fire & Rescue

TV Recall

Eleven Retailers Recall 32″ Coby Flat Screen Televisions Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Name of product

Coby 32-inch flat screen televisions


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


About 8,900


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


Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the recalled televisions and contact the participating retailer where their television was purchased for instructions on the remedy available from that retailer, which could be a refund, store credit, gift card or replacement TV. Because the importer/distributor Coby USA is out of business, the retailers are providing the remedy. The remedy and terms vary between the retailers.

Sold at

Sold at these eleven nationwide retailers, from August 2011 through November 2013 for between $170 and $260.


Coby USA is out of business


Coby USA is out of business


Coby Electronics Co. Ltd., of Hong Kong

Manufactured in


Consumer Contact

The U.S. company is out of business so eight retailers have stepped up to voluntarily recall the televisions.

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