Water Bug Glow Recall

Recall Notice


In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands is voluntarily recalling WAYNE WaterBUG GLOW Multi-Use Water Removal Pumps because water intrusion in the electrical circuit board can pose a fire, burn, or electrical shock hazard.

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WAYNE WaterBUG GLOW Multi-Use Pump

Model WWB Glow, 1/6 HP

UPC 040066218544

THD SKU 1004183960


Hazard:  Fire, Burn, or Electrical Shock

Recalled Product:  WAYNE WaterBUG GLOW Multi-Use Pump sold between July 2019–March 2021.  This recall does not affect other WaterBUG models.

Remedy:  Immediately stop using the product and contact Wayne/Scott Fetzer Company d/b/a Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands for replacement information.

For additional information:

(844) 369-2149

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET


This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Request a Replacement

Recalled Model: WaterBUG GLOW Model WWB Glow 1/6 HP Multi-Use  Pump

Replacement Option 1 WaterBUG AUTO Model WWB Auto 1/4 HP Multi-Use Pump

Replacement Option 2 Standard WaterBUG Model WWB 1/6 HP Multi-Use Pump


WWBGlow Recall Form

WWBGlow Recall Form

  • Name of the retail location you purchased the pump.
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
    Date you purchased the pump
  • Max. file size: 5 MB.
    Upload a copy of your purchase receipt or a photo of the product as proof of purchase.
    Pick one replacement product.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the reason for the recall?

In certain units, water has gotten into the electrical circuit board, which could cause a circuit short. This could create a fire, burn, or electrical shock hazard.

Have there been any reported injuries?

The Company recently received two reports of minor injury. The Company is recalling these products out of an abundance of caution.

How do I tell if I have one of the recalled WaterBUG units?

The only product affected by this recall is the WAYNE WaterBUG GLOW Multi-Use Pump, Model WWB Glow, 1/6 HP. If you have a WaterBUG GLOW unit, it is covered by this recall. If you have a standard WaterBUG unit or a WaterBUG AUTO unit, it is not affected by this recall.  See the Models below for more information:


How do I learn more about the recall?

Recall notices are posted on the Consumer Safety Product Commission’s website at www.cpsc.gov and on Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands’ website at www.waynepumps.com/waterbugglowrecall.

What should I do if I have one of the recalled WaterBUG GLOW units?

Stop using it immediately, unplug it from the wall, and remove it from the water. Call (844) 369-2149 for questions about disposing of the unit and obtaining a replacement.

What is the Company doing to correct the problem?

The Company will replace any affected unit with a WaterBUG AUTO unit or, if you would prefer, a standard WaterBUG unit. If your unit is one of those included in the recall, please give me your name, mailing address, phone number, and email address and we will send you a replacement.

 Can I return my WaterBUG GLOW to the store or retail seller where   purchased it?

No. Your retail seller is not able to accept returned WaterBUG GLOW units or to provide you with a refund under this recall program.  To obtain a replacement WaterBUG, please submit a request online or call (844) 369-2149.

I no longer have a receipt for my WaterBUG GLOW.  Can I still participate in the recall program?

Yes. To obtain a replacement WaterBUG, please submit a request online or call (844) 369-2149.

Can I repair my WaterBUG GLOW myself?

No. We urge you not to attempt to repair the product yourself.  The Company cannot be responsible for injuries caused by repairs to the product made by you or anyone else.

How long will it take for me to get my replacement WaterBUG unit?

We will mail your replacement WaterBUG within 3 business days.

What are the differences between the WaterBUG GLOW, WaterBUG AUTO and standard WaterBUG?

See the following chart:

Pump Part # 57731-WYN1 57732-WYN1 57736-WYN1
Description Standard WWB WWB Glow WWB Auto
UPC 040066217912 040066218544 040066107497
Suggested Retail $99 $129 $169
Discharge Dual 3/4″ garden hose adapters (top & side) Dual 3/4″ garden hose adapters (top & side) Single 3/4″ garden hose adapter (side)
Carry Handle No Yes Yes
Power 120VAC, 60Hz, 4.8A 120VAC, 60Hz, 4.8A 120VAC, 60Hz, 2.5A
Power Cord Length (Feet) 10 10 10
On / Off Operation No.  Must manually turn off and on pump. Turns off when water is no longer being moved.  Must manually restart and turn on pump. Auto on / off
Max Flow (GPH) 1350 1350 1900
Max Head (Feet) 30 30 23
Prime Level (Inches) 3/16 3/16 Manual on – 5/8″
Auto on – 1-1/2″
Pump Down Level (Inches) 1/16 1/16 1/2
Warranty (Years) 1 1 3

Contact Information

For questions and support, please contact:

Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands

By Phone: (844) 369-2149

By E-mail:  recall@sfconsumerbrands.com

By Mail: WaterBUG GLOW Recall
               101 Production Drive
               Harrison, OH 45030

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