|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|August 17, 1989
|Release # 89-078|
Aquarium Power Head Recall
WASHINGTON, DC. -- Some 42,000 aquarium Power Heads (Model
200) are being voluntarily recalled by the Rolf C. Hagen (USA)
Corporation of Mansfield, Mass., because they may present a fatal
shock hazard to consumers. Water may seep into the motor winding
terminals, allowing water in the aquarium to become energized.
The Rolf C. Hagen (USA) Corporation, in cooperation with
the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, said consumers
should immediately unplug the electric power cord of its model
200 Aqua Clear Power Head aquarium pump. Other Aqua Clear power
heads manufactured by the company are not affected and are not
Consumers can return the pump to the retail store of
purchase and receive a new power head, model 201, at no charge.
Consumers with questions about the recall may call the company's
toll-free line at 1-800-225-2700, or write Rolf C. Hagen (USA)
Corporation, P.O. Box 634, Mansfield, Mass. 02048.
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