November 9, 1999Perfecto Recalls
"SHOlights" for Aquariums
Noblesville, IN (SafetyAlerts) - Perfecto Manufacturing
Inc. is voluntarily recalling about 23,400 SHOlights aquarium lights. Sharp edges on these
lights could cut the insulation on the wiring. If the wires become exposed, consumers
could suffer shocks or electrocution. There is also a risk of fire. In addition, some of
these lights could overheat and cause the same problems.
Perfecto is not aware of any
incidents involving these aquarium lights. This recall is being conducted to prevent the
possibility of injuries.
The plastic body of the SHOlights are
black or oak colored, and are 24, 30, 36 or 48 inches in length. All 36-inch SHOlights
that hold two bulbs, and all SHOlights lights manufactured in July 1999 or earlier are
part of this recall. The manufacturing date is located on a white label on the metal
reflector. The label shows a picture of an anchor, and reads "cleaned by" or
"built by" followed by the date. If there is no label or the label can't be
read, it should be considered part of the recall.
Pet stores nationwide sold these
lights from August 1998 through July 1999 for a suggested retail price of between $125 to
Consumers should stop using these
aquarium lights, unplug them, and return them to Perfecto for a free replacement. For more
information, consumers should call Perfecto at (800) 241-7485 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
EST Monday through Friday.
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