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PRODUCT RECALL: Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter and Suunto Tank POD

Suunto announces a recall of all Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Suunto Tank PODs Suunto has identified a potential safety risk affecting all Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Suunto Tank PODs which wirelessly transmit tank air pressure to compatible Suunto dive computers. In two reported incidents, the exterior case of a Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter has failed during regular dry land pressure testing. Although extremely rare, this represents a potential risk of injury due to the risk of bursting. Diver safety is of highest importance to Suunto. That is why Suunto has decided to initiate a recall of all Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Suunto Tank PODs. All consumers who have a Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter or Tank POD are instructed to bring their products to an authorized Suunto … Read entire article »

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AQUA LUNG RECALL NOTICE

Safety Notice Select Powerline Inflators Aqua Lung is conducting a voluntary product update of select Powerline inflators. Powerline inflators are found on all Aqua Lung Buoyancy Compensators and the Apeks Black Ice Buoyancy Compensator. If you have purchased an Aqua Lung BCD/Apeks Black Ice since January 1, 2015, it will need to be inspected to determine if it meets the specific criteria and requires updating. Aqua Lung is concerned that a failure may occur during a dive, causing the Powerline to continue inflating after the inflation button has been released, increasing the potential of an uncontrolled ascent. While there have been reports of this occurring underwater, there have not been any reported injuries, and Aqua Lung believes that a voluntary safety notice is the safe and prudent thing to do. Follow the hyperlink … Read entire article »

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RECALL – Scubapro Recalls Dive Computers Due to Serious Injury Hazard

Hazard: A short circuit allows the dive computer’s screen to freeze or display inaccurate information, posing a risk of serious injury to a diver underwater, including decompression sickness. Remedy: View Details Replace Consumer Contact: Scubapro at 800-790-3757 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.scubapro.com and click on “Galileo Recall” for more information Report an Incident Involving this Product Recall Details … Read entire article »

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Hollis Explorer Counter Lung Recall

Hollis is recalling Explorer counterlungs due to a leaking issue caused by weak welding around the retainer fitting.   Here is the official press release: Discontinue use of your Explorer until new counterlungs are installed. Continued use of the original parts could lead to flooding of the counterlungs, Pre-Dive Check failures, and possible drowning. We have received some counterlungs back due to leaking. We have traced this problem back to one production lot of counterlungs that had weak welds around the retainer fitting. Affected counterlungs can develop leaks over time. Explorers within the serial number range provided below are the only units shipped with these counterlungs. We will send send a free pair of counterlungs to owners of units within the serial number range below. Owners of effected units are asked to complete the return form … Read entire article »

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Suunto PRODUCT RECALL FOR HIGH PRESSURE RUBBER HOSES

Suunto PRODUCT RECALL FOR HIGH PRESSURE RUBBER HOSES

A limited batch of the high pressure rubber hoses used with Suunto air integrated dive computers, dive computer combos and analog combos has unfortunately been identified to have defective hose material which may impact the durability of the hose. This defect may cause the high pressure rubber hose to leak or rupture leading to loss of breathing gas at higher than anticipated rate which may result in severe injury or death. Diver safety is of highest importance … Read entire article »

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Hollis Recalls Digital Dive Computers Due to Drowning Hazard

Name of product: Hollis DG03 Dive Computers Recall Details Units About 1,000 Description The recall includes Hollis brand DG03 dive computers with serial numbers 100 through 1142 that may be used with integrated transmitters that monitor tank pressure. The round black 2-1/2 inch diameter computer has a digital screen and is worn on the diver’s wrist like a watch. The name of the product, Hollis DG03, is printed on the front of the unit and the serial number is printed on … Read entire article »

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**ALERT** RECALL DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices Recalled by Ideations Due to Drowning Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. [singlepic id=937 w=320 h=240 float=center] Recall Summary Name of product: DiveAlert and DiveAlert PLUS signaling devices Hazard: The signaling device can malfunction when used and restrict the diver’s air flow, posing a drowning hazard. Recall Details Units About 2,500 Description This recall involves DiveAlert and DiveAlert PLUS scuba dive signaling devices with model numbers DA2, DP2 or DV2. The signaling device is attached to … Read entire article »

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Trident Recalls Hoses

Name of product: High-Pressure Scuba Diving Air Hoses Hazard: The diving hose that connects the regulator to the tank’s pressure gauge can leak, posing a drowning hazard to the user. [singlepic id=926 w=320 h=240 float=none]    [singlepic id=927 w=320 h=240 float=none] Recall Details Units About 200 Description The recalled air hoses are high-pressure scuba air hoses with a black, smooth rubber outer covering. They are about five millimeters in diameter and 32 or 36 inches long. These hoses connect the regulator to the tank pressure … Read entire article »

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