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.
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
call 0845 224 2802(local rate) or 01473 730 520 (8.30am -5.00pm Monday – Friday)
Aquatix-2U are also contactable at:
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.
Bio-Pro Aquarium Heater - 50w – purchased between Aug 2009 and Sept 2013
|Recall date||10 Oct 2013|