PetSmart Recalls Top Fin Betta Bowl Kits Due to Laceration Hazard

17 Nov, 2015, 14:30 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/PetSmart-Recalls-Top-Fin-Betta-Bowl-Kits

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Top Fin Betta Bowl Kit with LED Light

Hazard: The glass bowl can crack, shatter or break during normal handling, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled betta bowls, safely dispose of the glass bowl and return the plastic base with power cord and adapter to any PetSmart store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: PetSmart toll-free at 888-839-9638 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.petsmart.com and click on "Product Recalls" listed under "Shop With Us" for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 148,000 (in addition, about 8,000 sold in Canada)

Description: The Top Fin Betta Bowl Kits with LED Lights include a 0.6-gallon glass betta bowl and a base with an LED light. The plastic bases come in black, blue, pink, purple and silver. The following UPC numbers are located on the packages of recalled items.

 

Color

UPC

Black

73725752848

Blue

73725747577

Pink

73725747595

Purple

73725752855

Silver

73725747598

 

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received seven reports of incidents, including five reports of cuts to fingers and hands.

Sold exclusively at: PetSmart stores nationwide and online at www.petsmart.com from September 2013 through October 2015 for about $25.

Importer: PetSmart Inc., of Phoenix, Ariz.

Manufactured in: China

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/55842r-eng.php.

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