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Friday
Aug312018

Pets - PetSmart Recalls Strip Lights For Reptile Cages

 

1. PetSmart Recalls Strip Lights for Reptile Cages Due to Fire Hazard:  https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/PetSmart-Recalls-Strip-Lights-for-Reptile-Cages-Due-to-Fire-Hazard
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 1. PetSmart Recalls Strip Lights for Reptile Cages Due to Fire Hazard: 
Recall Date: August 30, 2018
Recall Number: 18-212
 
Recall Summary
 
Name of Product: Reptile strip light fixtures
  
Hazard: The strip light’s fluorescent bulb can overheat causing the hood on the light fixture to ignite, posing a fire hazard.
 
Remedy: Refund
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled light fixtures and return them to any PetSmart store for a full refund. 
 
Consumer Contact: 
PetSmart toll-free at 888-839-9638 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.petsmart.com and click on “Recalls” for more information.

 
Pictures available here:   

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/PetSmart-Recalls-Strip-Lights-for-Reptile-Cages-Due-to-Fire-Hazard

 
 
Recall Details
 
Units: 
About 23,000 (in addition, about 440 were sold in Canada)

Description:
This recall involves 20 inch and 30 inch All Living Things reptile strip light fixtures. These light fixtures simulate natural daylight and are attached to the top of the reptile’s terrarium.  The 20 inch fixture has UPC number 73725773305 and the 30 inch fixture has UPC number 73725773306 printed on the packaging. 
Incidents/Injuries:
PetSmart has received six reports of the hood on the recalled light fixtures igniting.


Sold At:
PetSmart stores nationwide from March 2017 through July 2018 for about $35 (20 inch) and $40 (30 inch). 
 
Manufacturer(s):
Tianjin McLanzoo Pet Articles, of Tianjin, China
Importer(s):

PetSmart, Inc., of Phoenix, Ariz.

Manufactured In:
China

 

Reader Comments (1)

A lot of people may not think this is an important issue,
but I wouldn't make light of it.
Sun, September 2, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterJim Andersen

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