Safety Alert Number 1004333


Eastwind Industries Recalls Kuuma Stow and Go Grills
Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at West Marine Stores
Release #10-196
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 995-8862
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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 products. Consumers should stop using recalled products
immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Kuuma IR Stow and Go Grills
Units: About 4,600
Importer: Eastwind Industries Inc. , of San Leandro, Calif. Hazard: If the fuel container is not completely threaded on the regulator during installation, the propane tanks can leak
fuel. This poses a fire hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Eastwind Industries has received three reports of fires from leaking propane tanks, resulting in reports
of minor burns to the hands. Description: This recall involves Kuuma IR Stow and Go barbecue grills. The rectangle grill is stainless steel with the
word "Kuuma" embossed on the front. The grill's main housing measures 18 ½ inches long x 8 ½ inches tall x 10 inches
deep. Model number 83726 is printed on the barcode label affixed to the packaging. Sold exclusively at: West Marine stores nationwide from January 2009 through August 2009 for between $100 and $140. Manufactured in: Thailand
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled barbecue grills and contact Eastwind for a new
operator's manual with revised graphic installation instructions. Consumers will also receive a new tool to use for
maintenance and cleaning of the fuel system. To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10196.html