Aquarium Heaters Recalled by United Pet Group Due to Fire and Laceration Hazards

Company United Pet Group, of Cincinnati, Ohio
Alert Type Recall
Date 04/21/2011
Description See the CPSC website for model numbers involved with this recall. The heaters are black plastic tubes and have a temperature adjustment knob at the top. The model name "Stealth" (in white letters) or "Stealth Pro" (in red letters) is printed on the side of the heater. The model number and the wattage rating are printed below the model name. Stealth Pro heaters were also sold as part of aquarium starter kits.
Problem A wiring problem can cause the aquarium heaters to overheat or break during normal use, damaging the aquarium and posing fire and laceration hazards to consumers. Overheating can cause the heater to shatter or the aquarium glass to break.
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