Bio-Pro Aquarium Heater Recall

10 October 2013

Risk

These electrical items have been supplied with a counterfeit fuse that does not meet the required British Standards (BS1362) for electrical safety.

There is a possibility that in the event of a cable or appliance fault the fuse installed may explode, posing a risk of injury to teh user.

Description

Tube-style aquarium heaters in various lengths, supplied in a black cardboard box

What To Do

Advice from the distributor, Aquatix-2U:

If you have any of the affected items listed above please stop using them immediately and unplug the power cord.

Please dispose of the item or return to Aquatix-2u Ltd for a full refund of purchase price.

If you wish to return a product listed on this recall notice please print this document from the AQUATIX-2U website for full instructions and return a copy with the product.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Aquatix-2u via 
email customercare@remove-this.aquatix-2u.co.uk 
or 
call 0845 224 2802(local rate) or 01473 730 520 (8.30am -5.00pm Monday – Friday)

Aquatix-2U are also contactable at:

Aquatix-2u Ltd
Glebe Farm
London Road
Copdock
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP8 3JN 

 

Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.

Model numbers

Bio-Pro Aquarium Heater - 50w – purchased between Aug 2009 and Sept 2013
Bio-Pro Aquarium Heater - 100w  – purchased between Aug 2009 and Sept 2013
Bio-Pro Aquarium Heater - 200w – purchased between July 2011 and Sept 2013
Bio-Pro Aquarium Heater - 300w – purchased between July 2011 and Sept 2013

Recall date 10 Oct 2013
Categories Other
Brands Bio-Pro