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We noticed yesterday that US based manufacturer Kent Marine recently issued a product recall on its Reef Carbon product on the grounds that certain batches are suspected of “contain[ing] unusually high levels of heavy metals which have an adverse effect on stony corals and clams in marine settings. ”
Specifically, Kent Marine Reef Carbon in 1lb (1qt), 1.9lb (2qt), .1lbs (1gal), 7lbs (2gal), 15lbs (5gal), 25lbs, 44lbs varieties is being issued a stop-sale for retailers.
UK consumers should also take the time to check against the batch information issued as Kent have informed us directly that the batches in question may not be restricted to the US. The problem appears to have arisen at the mining stage, during which Copper may have entered the product in higher concentrations than normal.
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