AVK Imports Australia—Aquarium Fluorescent Lighting Units

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Product description

Identification: "Pro-Aqua" and "Aqua-Pro". Model Nos.: AHRC-1020, AHRC-1025, AHRC-1025, AHRC-1032, AHRC-1040, AHRC-1200, AHRC-1500, AHRC-1800. Purchased between February and June 2003. These units have been sold at retail Aquarium outlets in Brisbane.

Reasons the product is recalled

Fluorescent lamp ballasts fitted to these units have been found to overheat. This could result in a break down of the insulation within the ballasts. Failure of the insulation could lead to a potential electric shock hazard.

The hazards to consumers

Electric shock.

What consumers should do

Consumers should immediately cease using the lighting hood portion of these units and return it to the place of purchase for repair or replacement. For further information concerning this recall call AVK Imports Australia on (07) 5520 1911.


AVK Imports Australia

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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