More than two million Flushmate III Pressure-Assisted Flushing Systems have been voluntarily recalled due to spontaneous tank shattering that can pose a laceration or impact hazard, according to an official recall notice posted on the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website. More than three hundred tanks, manufactured by Flushmate, of New Hudson, Michigan, a division of Sloan Valve Company have burst and there have been fourteen reported injuries so far. Series 503 Flushmate III Pressure Assist flushing systems, manufactured in the United States from October 1997 to February 2008, installed inside various models of toilet tanks are included in this recall. The recalled systems were manufactured . The two-piece units are black rectangular vessels made of injection molded plastic. The date code/serial number is 16 characters long and is located on the label on the top of the Flushmate III. The first six numerals of the serial number are the date code. The date code range for this recall begins with 101497 (October 14, 1997) and continues through 022908 (February 29, 2008). These units were sold to toilet manufacturers including American Standard, Crane, Eljer, Gerber, Kohler, Mansfield and St. Thomas and to Home Depot and Lowe’s stores, as well as distributors and plumbing contractors nationwide for an average price of $108. Consumers in possession of this product should discontinue its use immediately and turn off any water supply going to the Flushmate III. It is illegal to resell this product for any value under United States law.