Recall date: April 24, 2014
Recall number: 14-155

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Glass fish bowls
Hazard:
The glass fish bowls can crack, shatter or break during normal handling, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
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 About PetSmart at the bottom of the page, then click on Product Notices & Recalls for more information. 

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 10,200
Description:

The 1.75 gallon glass fish bowls can crack, shatter or break during normal handling. Four consumers had to have stitches for cuts, one had surgery.

Description:

This recall involves the 1.75 gallon glass fish bowl that is shaped like a brandy snifter. These fish bowls were sold under the Great Choice or Top Fin brand names with SKU number 5140161 and UPC code 737257187092. The SKU and UPC codes are printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the fish bowl.

Incidents/Injuries:

PetSmart has received 10 reports of the glass fish bowl breaking during normal use, including five reports of cuts to fingers and a knee. Four of the cuts required stitches. One required surgery for a lacerated tendon in a consumer's finger.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the fish bowl and return it to any PetSmart store for a full refund.

Sold Exclusively At:

PetSmart stores nationwide from February 2013 through September 2013 for about $20.

Importer:

PetSmart Inc., of Phoenix, Ariz.

Manufactured In:
China