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PetSmart recalls 200,000+ glass fish bowls in two separate recalls

Posted at 4:49 AM, Nov 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-18 04:59:04-05

BETHESDA, Md. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced two new and revised recalls from PetSmart, that both concern glass fish bowls.

Below is the information on these two recalls.

Recalled glass fish bowl

Recalled glass fish bowl

PetSmart glass fish bowls — The glass fish bowls can crack, shatter or break during normal handling, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.  About 81,300 units are impacted (an additional 10,200 were recalled in the U.S. on April 24, 2014).  PetSmart has received 20 new reports of the glass fish bowl breaking during normal use, including 14 additional reports of cuts to fingers and hands. Seven cuts required stitches and three others required surgery for lacerated tendons.  Consumers are urged to carefully return the bowl to PetSmart for a full refund.  Click here for more information on this recall.

Recalled fish bowl

Recalled fish bowl

PetSmart Top Fin Betta Bowl Kit with LED Light — The glass bowl can crack, shatter or break during normal handling, posing a laceration hazard.  About 148,000 units are impacted. The firm has received seven reports of incidents, including five reports of cuts to fingers and hands.  Consumers are urged to carefully return the bowls to PetSmart for a full refund.  Click here for more information on this recall.