United Pet Group Recalls Top Fin Power Filters for Aquariums Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at PetSmart

This recall involves five models of Top Fin Power Filters. The models included in this recall are Top Fin Power Filters 10, 20, 30, 40 and 75.  The filters are black with a trapezoid shaped top.  The words “TOP FIN” are molded into the top of the filter.  The filters were also sold as part of Top Fin 5.5 and 10 gallon LED aquarium kits.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    A conductor on the pump motor can become exposed and electrify the aquarium water, posing a shock hazard to consumers.
  • Remedy
    Replace
  • Incidents
    None reported
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled filters, unplug them from the power supply, remove from the aquarium, and contact United Pet Group for a free replacement power filter. 
  • Sold At
    PetSmart stores nationwide and online from September 2015 through December 2015 for between $15 and $64. 
 
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