PetSmart Glass Fish Bowl Recall [US & Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: PetSmart Glass Fish Bowl Recall [US & Canada]PetSmart expands its existing recall to include approximately 96,500 Glass Fish Bowls due to crack, shatter or break hazards, leading to risks of injury and laceration, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/W2Z2Z; HCSC: http://ht.ly/W2Zg1

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/PetSmart-Expands-Recall-of-Fish-Bowls/

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/55848r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves the 1.75 gallon Glass Fish Bowl that is shaped like a brandy snifter.

  • The recalled Fish Bowls were sold under the Great Choice or Top Fin brand names with SKU number 5140161 and UPC of 737257187092. The SKU and UPC codes are printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the Fish Bowl.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation.

According to the CPSC, the Glass Fish Bowls can crack, shatter or break during normal handling, posing a laceration hazard to consumers. PetSmart has received twenty (20) new reports of the Glass Fish Bowls breaking during normal use, including 14 additional reports of cuts to fingers and hands. Seven cuts required stitches and three (3) others required surgery for lacerated tendons.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Glass Fish Bowls, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact PetSmart toll-free at 1-888-839-9638 from 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.petsmart.com and click on the “Product Recalls” link under the “Shop With Us” heading at the bottom of the page for more information.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-038
HCSC ID number: RA-55848
Recalls Direct RIN: 6222-2015
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