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Just found out about this recall:eek:
The following recall is contained in today's email:
>1) "AquaPod" 12-Gallon Aquariums Recalled Due to Shock Hazard
>March 13, 2006
>Release #06-111
>Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 276-8872
>CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
>CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
>"AquaPod" 12-Gallon Aquariums Recalled Due to Shock Hazard
>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 consumer product. Consumers should stop using
>recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
>Name of Product: AquaPod 12-Gallon Aquariums
>Units: About 1,000
>Manufacturer and Distributor: Current USA Inc., of Vista, Calif.
>Hazard: These aquariums have three power cords, two for the aquarium
>lamps and one for the air pump. When only one of the two lamp cords is
>plugged in, the unplugged lamp cord can become energized, posing an
>electrical shock hazard to consumers.
>Incidents/Injuries: Current USA Inc. has received nine reports of
>electrical problems with these aquariums, resulting in seven consumers
>suffering shocks by touching unplugged, energized lamp cords.
>Description: This recall affects AquaPod Aquariums with model number
>7050. The model number is not written on the aquariums, but is on the
>owner's manual and the packaging. Only aquariums without a white label
>containing the manufacturer date and a bar code, which is attached to
>light reflector inside lid of the aquariums are included in this recall.
>To check if your unit has a white sticker, open the aquarium lid and
>look on the bottom left corner of the light reflector. If your AquaPod
>12-Gallon System has a white label with a date in black letters and bar
>code, it is not included in the recall. Model numbers 7051 and 7052
>aquariums also are not included in the recall.
>Sold in: Pet stores nationwide, pet merchandise catalogs, and by Web
>retailers from December 2005 through January 2006 for about $240.
>Manufactured in: China
>Remedy: Consumers should stop using these aquariums immediately by
>turning off the power at the breaker switch and unplugging all the
>cords. Consumers should contact their local retailer or call the firm
>for information on receiving a free replacement aquarium.
>Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should call Current
>USA Inc. toll-free at (866) 276-8872 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday
>through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at
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