Did you hear?... Brinkmann Corp. recalls outdoor tabletop propane heater

In related news, the Brinkmann Corp. of Dallas, Texas, is recalling about 45,000 outdoor tabletop propane heaters with model number 833-1000-0 because they emit high levels of carbon monoxide, posing a risk of CO poisoning to users.
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In related news, the Brinkmann Corp. of Dallas, Texas, is recalling about 45,000 outdoor tabletop propane heaters with model number 833-1000-0 because they emit high levels of carbon monoxide, posing a risk of CO poisoning to users. The Consumer Product Safety Commission Thursday said Brinkmann had received one report of a person dying of CO poisoning while using the propane heater inside a camper -- click here to read report. The recalled heaters are about 33 inches tall and use a disposal 1-pound propane tank commonly sold in outdoor and camping stores. The Chinese-made units feature battery operated "mood lighting" around the plastic base and were sold nationwide at retail and discount stores including Wal-Mart, Menards and Galyan's from September 2001 through May 2002 for up to $100. Consumers are advised to stop using the heaters immediately and can contact Brinkmann at 800-675-5301 to receive a full refund.

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