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Links to product recalls, safety advisories.

The best central source for product safety advisories in the U.S. is the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission http://www.cpsc.gov their site can be searched by product type or company. Not all recalls involve the CPSC. If multiple vendors utilize a recalled component in their gear, all vendors names may not be listed, it is best to inspect your gear for use of the component. Date signifies recall notice publication, not product sale date

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All entries are here as a public service. The consumer is responsible for verifying all information and securing specific information as to model and serial numbers affected from the CPSC website or vendor.

CPSC Link     (by date) CPSC ? Item category Vendor(s)
Hollis Recalls DG03 Digital Dive Computers

July 11, 2013
NEW
Y Hollis Recalls Digital Dive Computers Due to Drowning Hazard

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 the back of the unit. These computers allow scuba divers to measure the time and depth of a dive. Only dive computers with software labeled Revision 1A, viewed on the computer’s display are included in the recall.

Hazard: The dive computer, when used with an optional integrated transmitter, can malfunction and display an incorrect tank pressure reading to the diver. A diver could unknowingly deplete their air supply based on the reading, resulting in drowning.

Incidents/Injuries: Hollis has received two reports of dive computers malfunctioning. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled dive computers until the unit’s operating system is upgraded to revision 1B. Consumers can download the upgrade from the firm’s website or contact an authorized Hollis dealer for assistance.

Sold at: Authorized Hollis dealers nationwide from July 2011 through May 2013 for about $500.

Units: Hollis has received two reports of dive computers malfunctioning. No injuries have been reported.
Manufacturer Pelagic Pressure Systems, of San Leandro, Calif.

Hollis toll-free at (888) 383-3483 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, e-mail at info@hollisgear.com or online at www.hollisgear.com and click Safety Notices for more information.
DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices Recalled

June 05, 2013
NEW
Y DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices Recalled by Ideations Due to Drowning Hazard

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 the divers buoyancy compensator device (BCD) power inflator/alternate regulator system by a chrome-plated brass coupling and is used to activate a loud surface horn or an underwater percussion noise to alert others in the event of a divers emergency. The devices are also used in non-emergencies to get the attention of the pickup boat or other divers. The DA2 is black with an orange button, the DP2 is black with a gray knob and red button and has DiveAlert PLUS printed on it, and the DV2 is black and red. They can be used with Aqualung AirSource, Oceanic Air XS, Aeris Air Link and Mares Air Control regulator/inflators. Only these signaling devices without any stamped writing on the couplings collar are included in this recall.

Hazard: The signaling device can malfunction when used and restrict the divers air flow, posing a drowning hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled DiveAlert signaling devices and return them to an authorized DiveAlert dealer or to DiveAlert for a free repair. The repair consists of replacing the defective female coupling.

Sold at: Sold at: Dive equipment stores nationwide from July 2009 through May 2013 for between $70 and $90.

Units: About 2,500
Ideations DiveAlert, of Seattle, Wash.

DiveAlert, at (800) 275-4332 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, by email at info@divealert.com or online at www.divealert.com and click on Recall for more information
Aqua Lung Buoyancy Compensators with SureLock II weight pocket handles

March 21, 2013
Y Aqua Lung Recalls Buoyancy Compensators Due to Drowning Hazard

Description:This recall involves all Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators with SureLock II rubber handles attached to weight pockets, including the following models: Axiom, Axiom i3, Balance, Black Diamond, Dimension, Libra, Lotus, Pearl, Pearl i3, Pro LT, Pro QD, Pro QDi3 and Zuma buoyancy compensators. The SureLock II handles are gray rubber and measure about 2 inches tall by 4 inches wide. The buoyancy compensator’s model name is embroidered on the inside back pad or the weight pocket’s right lobe. “SureLock” is molded into the back of the weight pocket.

Hazard: The rubber handles can detach as divers are trying to remove the weight pockets to rise to the surface in an emergency. This poses a drowning hazard

Incidents/Injuries: Aqua Lung is aware of 236 reports of handles detaching from the weight pockets. There are no reported injuries.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled buoyancy compensators and return the two weight pockets to an authorized Aqua Lung dealer to receive a free inspection and free replacement for recalled weight pocket handles.

Sold at: Sporting goods and scuba diving stores nationwide from September 2008 through September 2012 for between $460 and $700 for the buoyancy compensator with the weight pockets.

Units: About 110,000
Aqua Lung Inc. dba U.S. Divers, of Vista, Calif.

Aqua Lung; toll-free at (855) 355-7170 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.aqualung.com and click on Recall Notice for more information.
Aqua Lung Buoyancy Compensators with SureLock II weight pocket handles

March 21, 2013
Y Aqua Lung Recalls Buoyancy Compensators Due to Drowning Hazard

Description:This recall involves all Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators with SureLock II rubber handles attached to weight pockets, including the following models: Axiom, Axiom i3, Balance, Black Diamond, Dimension, Libra, Lotus, Pearl, Pearl i3, Pro LT, Pro QD, Pro QDi3 and Zuma buoyancy compensators. The SureLock II handles are gray rubber and measure about 2 inches tall by 4 inches wide. The buoyancy compensator’s model name is embroidered on the inside back pad or the weight pocket’s right lobe. “SureLock” is molded into the back of the weight pocket.

Hazard: The rubber handles can detach as divers are trying to remove the weight pockets to rise to the surface in an emergency. This poses a drowning hazard

Incidents/Injuries: Aqua Lung is aware of 236 reports of handles detaching from the weight pockets. There are no reported injuries.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled buoyancy compensators and return the two weight pockets to an authorized Aqua Lung dealer to receive a free inspection and free replacement for recalled weight pocket handles.

Sold at: Sporting goods and scuba diving stores nationwide from September 2008 through September 2012 for between $460 and $700 for the buoyancy compensator with the weight pockets.

Units: About 110,000
Aqua Lung Inc. dba U.S. Divers, of Vista, Calif.

Aqua Lung; toll-free at (855) 355-7170 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.aqualung.com and click on Recall Notice for more information.
Santa Cruz Jr. Youth Snorkeling Masks

March 07, 2013
Y U.S. Divers and Aqua Lung Sport Brand Youth Snorkeling Masks Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard

Description:Notches in the tempered glass can cause the lens to break under certain water pressure, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

This recall involves Santa Cruz Jr. single paned, tempered glass youth snorkeling masks sold under the U.S. Divers and Aqua Lung Sport brands. The masks were sold individually, with a snorkel or as a set with snorkel and fins. The U.S. Divers logo or Aqua Lung Sport logo is on the top of the mask as well as inset on the tempered glass lens. The tempered glass lens is also labeled as tempered. This recall affects all Santa Cruz Jr. Youth Masks manufactured before October 2011. Masks manufactured before October 2011 do not have a production code on the edge of the frame, near the nose pocket.

Incidents/Injuries The firm has received nine reports of the lens cracking or breaking, including three reports of the minor cuts and scratches to the face.

Sold at: Sold at Academy, Dick’s, The Sports Authority and other sporting goods stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other Internet retailers from March 2011 through July 2012 for about $10 individually and $30 as a set.

Units: About 130,000
Aqua Lung Inc. dba U.S. Divers, of Vista, Calif.

U.S. Divers; toll-free at (888) 606-6162 anytime, or online at www.usdivers.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.
US Divers

Martinique LX Jr. Youth Snorkeling Mask Sets Sold by Costco

March 07, 2013
Y U.S. Divers Recalls Youth Snorkeling Mask Sets Due to Laceration Hazard

Description:Notches in the tempered glass lens on the mask can break under certain water pressure, posing a laceration hazard to the user.


Description: This recall involves Martinique Jr. single paned, tempered glass youth snorkeling masks sold in a set with snorkel and fins. The masks feature a silicone face skirt, strap and adjustable buckles. The mask is blue with a silver accent piece that frames the tempered glass lens. The U.S. Divers logo is on the upper bridge of the mask as well as inset on the tempered glass lens. The lens is also labeled as tempered. The buckles are each printed with the U.S. Divers “wave” logo.

Incidents/Injuries The firm has received eight reports of the lens cracking or breaking, including four reports of cuts and scratches to the face.

Sold at: Costco Wholesale stores nationwide from November 2010 through July 2011 for about $30.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled masks and contact U.S. Divers for a replacement mask.

Units: About 44,000

Aqua Lung Inc. dba U.S. Divers, of Vista, Calif.

U.S. Divers; toll-free at (888) 606-6162 anytime, or online at www.usdivers.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.
A-Plus Marine

Innovative Scuba Concepts

Trident Diving Equipment


November 07, 2012
Y High Pressure Scuba Diving Hoses Recalled by Innovative Scuba Concepts, Trident Diving and A-Plus Marine

Description:The diving hose can rupture reducing the available air supply to the diver, posing a drowning hazard.
Importers: Innovative Scuba Concepts Inc., of Colorado Springs, Colo., Trident Diving Equipment, of Chatsworth, Calif. and A-Plus Marine, of Gulf Breeze, Fla.
Manufacturer: Li Chung Plastics Ind. Co. Ltd, of Taiwan
Incidents/Injuries: The importers have received nine reports of burst hoses. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled air hoses are black braided high pressure scuba air hoses. The hoses measure about one centimeter in diameter and vary in length from 6-inches to 40-inches. These hoses attach to the regulator first stage and are intended for use with the submersible pressure gauge (SPG's) that indicate the air pressure in the scuba diving tank. These recalled hoses were sold under the Phantom and Mesh Flex brand names printed only on the product packaging. The air hoses have production date codes stamped into the metal fitting that attaches to the regulator with the following codes:
   Innovative Scuba Concepts: 11Q3, 11Q4 and 12Q1
   Trident Diving Equipment: T0811, T0911, T1011, T1111, T1211, T0112, and T0212
   A-Plus Marine: 11Q3, 11Q4, and 12Q1

Units: About 2,590 total units: 1900 Innovative Scuba Concepts hoses, about 480 Trident Diving Equipment hoses and about 210 A-Plus Marine hoses

Innovative Scuba Concepts Inc. at (800) 472-2740 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday

Trident Diving Equipment at (800) 234-3483 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday

A-Plus Marine at (800) 352-2360 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday
Aqua Lung

October 23, 2012
N Recall Notice – SureLock™II Weight Pocket Handles

Description:Aqua Lung is conducting a voluntary recall of SureLock™II weight pocket handles. SureLock™II is the mechanical weight release system found on most Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators (BCs) beginning in 2009. Aqua Lung is concerned about the rubber handle pulling off of the plastic SureLock™II weight pocket assembly. If this were to occur during a dive, the weight pocket would be left engaged inside the BC. There are no known occurrences of this happening underwater, and there have not been any reported injuries, but Aqua Lung believes that a recall is the safe and prudent thing to do. Aqua Lung has made a revision to the handle assembly that strengthens it. A revised handle is easily recognized by a thickened band of rubber at the base of the handle.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using their BCs with Sure Lock II weight pockets. Bring the pockets to your nearest authorized Aqua Lung Dive Retailer or Dive Center. They will be able to replace your handles for you while you wait, as changing handles is a quick process. The replacement is made under warranty and you will not incur any charges.

***Please note that handles will be in short supply for the first three weeks.

This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
AquaLung

U.S. (except Hawaii) and Caribbean Dealers - for additional assistance please call us at 888-818-3483 or 760-597-5000 or email us at support@aqualung.com .

Hawaii and Micronesia Dealers - for additional information, please call us at 808-485-0100 or email us at pacsupport@aqualung.com.
Atomic Aquatics

September 27, 2012
Y Atomic Aquatics Recalls Cobalt Dive Computer

Description:The unit can leak and cause the lens of the computer to blow off suddenly, which could result in impact injuries, and can cause a gas leak.
The firm has received 23 reports of leaks caused by the lens being forcefully expelled from the computer due to excess air pressure inside the computer. No injuries were reported.

Units: About 4,000 in the United States and 200 in Canada

This recall involves Atomic Aquatics brand Cobalt dive computers. These handheld, console-style dive computers have LCD screens and four magnetic control buttons located below the screen. A fitting at the bottom of the computer connects to the high pressure hose of a scuba diving regulator. The name Atomic Aquatics logo is imprinted on the front of the console, below the screen. The recalled products can be identified by the manufacture dates, which are determined by the first four numbers of the serial number with the first 2 digits signifying the week of manufacture (01 through 52) and the second 2 digits signifying the year of manufacture (10, 11 or 12). The dates of manufacture are between May 31, 2010 and April 16, 2012. Serial numbers, 2210-XXXX through 1612-XXXX, can be found by scrolling to the "System Info" screen on the computer.

The recall affects all Cobalt computers with serial numbers that start with any of the following numbers:

10 Series: 2210, 2910, 4010, 4710, 5010 11 Series: 1111, 1711, 2611, 2811, 3211, 3311, 3411, 3511, 3611, 3711, 3811, 3911, 4011, 4111, 4211, 4511, 4611, 5211 12 Series: 0812, 1112, 1212, 1312, 1412, 1612

Sold at: Authorized Atomic Aquatics dealers from November 2010 through July 2012.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dive computers and return the unit to either an authorized Atomic Aquatics dealer or the Atomic Aquatics factory for inspection and repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Atomic Aquatics toll-free at (888) 270-8595 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or on firm's website at www.atomicaquatics.com. Consumers can also email the firm at sales@atomicaquatics.com

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1685
Atomic Aquatics
Huntington Beach, Calif
XS Scuba

April 14, 2012
Y XS Scuba Recalls Miflex High Pressure Diving Hoses

Description:The diving hose can rupture reducing the available air supply to the diver, posing a drowning hazard.
Incidents/Injuries:S Scuba has received reports of 189 hose failures. There have been no reports of injuries.
XS Scuba has received reports of 189 hose failures. There have been no reports of injuries

Units: About 17,000

The hoses have MFX stamped on the hose’s end fitting. They were sold as individual replacement gauge hoses and as cascade hoses and in the following kits and model numbers:

Deluxe Cylinder Equalizer w/ Miflex HP hose P/N AC366
Miflex Two-Gauge Console HL300/HL300M
Miflex Rebreather Kits MRB-EVO-LG, MRB-EVO-MD & MRB-ISP-POST-LG

Sold at: Scuba diving retailers and online between May 2009 and April 2012

For additional information, contact XS Scuba toll free at (888) 249-5404 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday and, or visit the firm’s website at www.xsscuba.com
XS Scuba, Inc.
Santa Ana, Calif
Diving Unlimited International

July 12, 2011
Y Diving Unlimited International Recalls Weight Systems

Description:Manufacturing defects in the lanyard connecting the handle to the pocket or the cable securing the pocket to the harness can prevent the weight pockets from easily detaching from the harness and releasing the weights when the handle is pulled. This poses a drowning hazard to consumers.

Units: About 1,454 in the U.S. and 46 in Canada

The weight harnesses are made of heavyweight nylon and are black in color with gray handles. The DUI logo appears on the pockets. The Weight & Trim System Classic has two small weight pockets on each side. The Weight & Trim System II has one large weight pocket on each side.

Systems with large silver stripes on the sides have been inspected or repaired and are not affected by this recall.

Sold at: Diving equipment retailers nationwide and in Canada between July 2010 and April 2011 for about $124.

Consumers should immediately stop using the systems. For additional information, contact DUI Customer Service between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday at (800) 325-8439, by e-mail at CustomerService@DUI-Online.com or visit www.DUI-Online.com
Diving Unlimited International Inc.
of San Diego
Sea Elite Systems

May 03. 2011
Y Sea Elite Systems Recalls Buoyancy Control Devices

Description:The spring in the over pressure valve can corrode and break preventing the buoyancy control device from retaining air, posing a drowning hazard to consumers.

Units: About 405 in the U.S. and 48 in Canada

Sold at: Divers Supply Store locations nationwide and online at www.divers-supply.com in Canada from May 2009 through October 2010

This recall affects Sea Elite Scout and Profile model BCDs.

The Scout is a jacket-style BCD made of lightweight nylon and is foldable. It is black with blue accents on the lower sides. The word "Scout" is printed in white letters on the right front and the words "Sea Elite" are on a flap over the corrugated hose.

Scout BCDs within the following serial number ranges are affected by this recall: 001229 to 001244 and 001246 to 001489. The serial number is printed on a tag in the front pocket.

Sea Elite Profile BCD Serial Numbers 000700 to 000729 , 000733 to 000763 ,000765 to 000772, 000879 , 001490 to 001560 , 001562 to 001565 s

For additional information, contact Chris Richardson at 1-888-370-3483 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the Edge Dive Gear website at www.edge-gear.com
WRK Enterprises
dba Edge Dive Gear of Macon, Ga
Aqua Lung America

June 30, 2010
Y Aqua Lung America Recalls Apeks WTX Power Inflators

Description:The oral inflator button is not properly bonded to the oral stem and can fall off during use, posing a leak of the buoyancy compensator contents.

Units: About 1,380 in the U.S., 530 in Canada

Sold at: Diving stores in the U.S. and Canada from November 2006 through March 2010 (as standalone component or as part of a BC)

The power inflator is the black mouthpiece with the two brass buttons at the end of the corrugated hose. The recall involves all models of the Apeks WTX power inflators. Some of the recalled components were included on complete air cells. Those model numbers are: 388032, 388060, 388080, 388145, 388260, and 42775. The model number of the air cell can be found on the tag sewn on the center of the air cell or bladder.

For additional information contact the firm toll-free at (877) 253-3483 or visit the firm’s website at www.aqualung.com
Aqua Lung America, Vista, Calif
Ocean Management Systems

April 28, 2010

OMS recall alert
Dec 1, 2009
Y OMS Buoyancy Compensators

Description:The buoyancy compensator seal ring could crack. The compensators were sold in black or red. “OMS” is printed on the front inside of the compensators. Item and serial numbers are printed on the warning label located in the non-inflation area of the buoyancy compensator. A list of serial numbers included in this recall is available from the firm. This recall involves buoyancy compensators with the following model numbers.
Item Number Description
BC-TCPS- B TACOPS® BC ; Black
BC-TCPS-R TACOPS® BC ; Red
BC116-32B16 B Non retraction single tank BC 32 lb. lift / Black
BC116-32R Non retraction single tank BC 32 lb. lift / Red
BC-LGS45 Larry Green Signature Series 45 lb. lift BC
BC-LGS70 Larry Green Signature Series 70 lb. lift BC
BC118 - K Dual Bladder BC [inflated] 94 lb. lift Black or Red
BC115 - KB Dual Bladder BC, 60 lb. lift in Black
BC115 - KR Dual Bladder BC, 60 lb. lift in Red
BC118 - K Dual Bladder BC [deflated] 94 lb. lift Black or Red
Item Number Description
BC117 - K45 Single Bladder BC 45 lb. lift / Black
BC117CR - K45 Chemically Resistant 45 lb. lift / Black
BC117 - K60 Single Bladder BC, 60 lb. lift / Black
BC117 - KB Single Bladder BC, 94 lb. lift / Black
BC117 - KR Single Bladder BC, 94 lb. lift / Red
BC116-45B Non-retraction Single Bladder BC 45 lb. lift/ Black
BC116-60B Non-retraction Single Bladder BC 60 lb. lift/ Black
BC116-60R Non-retraction Single Bladder BC 60 lb. lift/ Red
BC116-60C Chemically Resistant 60 lb. lift / Black
Units: About 20,000

Sold at: Dive stores nationwide from May 2006 through August 2008

For additional information, contact Ocean Management Systems toll-free at (877) 791-0315 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s website at www.omsdive.com, or email the firm at recall@omsdive.com
Ocean Management
Systems Inc.,
of Middletown, N.Y.
Mares USA

April 14, 2010
Y Mares Nemo Air Dive Computers

Description:An O-ring in the high pressure air connector can fail and leak air, causing a continuous but slow loss of breathing gas, which could require a diver to surface quickly, posing a drowning hazard to divers.

This recall involves the Mares Nemo Air Dive Computer, Nemo Air Dive Computer with Compass, Mares High Pressure Hose with Quick Connector for Nemo Air, and Quick Connector Assembly for Nemo Air. These computers have a digital screen which allows scuba divers to measure the time and depth of a dive and process other information to help divers determine safe dive times and ascent rates.

Units: About 600 in the United States, 140 in Canada and 15 in Puerto Rico

Sold at: specialty dive shops nationwide from July 2008 through July 2009

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dive computer and connectors, and return the products to their authorized Mares dive shop for a free replacement O-ring connector assembly. The O-rings in some units may already have been replaced, but this recall requires replacing the metal quick connector fitting at the end of the high pressure air hose that holds the O-ring. Replacement connector assemblies have a groove machined around the middle of the fitting, but recalled units do not. All consumers should take their Nemo Air dive computers to a Mares dive shop to confirm whether this connector fitting has been replaced.

For additional questions, contact Mares at (800) 874-3236 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, visit the firm’s web site at www.mares.com (this is a pdf file that can be downloaded) or e-mail the firm at kflood@us.mares.com
Mares USA, of Boca Raton, Fla
Tabata USA

April 13, 2010
Y TUSA RS-670 Regulators

Description:The first stage balance chamber plug can loosen from the scuba regulator causing a high-pressure leak and creating unstable pressure. This poses a drowning hazard to divers.

This recall involves R-600 first stage scuba regulators with the following serial numbers: UR600022 through UR600029, UR600031 through UR600103, UR6000637 through UR6000676, UR600708 through UR600716, UR600737 through UR600776. The serial number and TUSA logo are printed on the regulators.

Units: About 250

Sold at: Authorized TUSA distributors and diving and equipment stores nationwide from May 2009 through September 2009

Consumers should immediately stop using the scuba regulators and return the product to TUSA or an authorized dealer for a free inspection and replacement.

For additional information, contact Tabata USA at (800) 482-2282 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.tusa.com
Tabata USA Inc. (TUSA), of Long Beach, Calif
Cressi-sub

December 23, 2009

Y Cressi Ellipse Black MC5 Regulator

Description:Partial obstruction of the High Pressure (HP) port can produce an inaccurate reading on the pressure gauge, resulting in a slow descent of the needle in the pressure gauge. The inaccurate reading on the gauge poses a drowning hazard to divers.

The recalled regulators have model name Ellipse Black MC5. “Cressi MC5” and “Cressi Black” are printed on the regulator.

Units: About 200

Sold at: Authorized dive shops nationwide and on the Internet from March 2009 through August 2009

Consumers should immediately stop using the regulators and return them to a Cressi authorized dive shop for a free repair. Consumers can also return the product to Cressi at One Charles Street, Westwood, N.J. 07675.

For additional information, contact Cressi at (800) 338-9143 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.cressi.com

Health Canada’s press release can be found at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=924
Cressi-sub USA, of Westwood, N.J.
Dive Rite

December 22, 2009

Y Dive Rite Wings

Description:The over pressure valve springs in the diving equipment could rust and fail allowing the buoyancy compensator devices to leak, posing a drowning hazard to divers.

The Dive Rite Wings affected in this recall include the following models: Travel, Venture, Rec, Trek, Classic, Nomad and Super Wings. The wings were sold in red, blue or black. Springs were used on wings that have an opaque white or blue tinted bladder and welded in flanges. Wings with a black bladder are not affected. Only the Dive Rite wings that have a serial number range from 42000 through 72000 are affected by this recall. The serial numbers can be found on a white tag attached along a seam of the wing.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using recalled diving equipment and return it to an authorized distributor or dealer for a free replacement of the overpressure valve spring.

Units: About 16,000

Sold at: Diving equipment retailers and distributors nationwide from June 2006 through October 2008

For additional information, contact your local dealer or Dive Rite at (800) 495-1046 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.diverite.com
Lamartek Inc.

dba Dive Rite of, Lake City, Fla.

  OMS

December 1, 2009

Notified BC Sealing Rings BCA-500

Description: Molding variations in this part as used in the OMS Buoyancy Control System (BCS) could cause cracking or breakage of part, resulting in rapid loss of buoyancy, creating a potential drowning hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been reported of 19 failures. These failures were discovered during inspection, with no reports of injuries or death.
There are a total of 19,790 BCS Seal Rings (Item # BCA 500) installed in 5730 BCS mfg'd from May 11, 2006 through August 1 2007.

While this variation is not present in every Seal Ring (Item # BCA 500), it would be difficult to determine in the field which Seal Rings are suspect. Therefore we are requiring that all Seal Rings be updated with new assemblies. All NEW seal rings are equipped with reinforcement at critical areas.
OMS

Date of manufacture from May 11, 2006 through August 1 2007

Details
SI Tech

October 14, 2009
Y Dry Suit Inflation Hose

Description: The hose contains an insert that can dislodge during diving and restrict air flow to the diver, posing a drowning hazard. Incidents/Injuries: SI Tech has received six reports of hose inserts dislodging, including one that was involved in the death of a diver in Los Angeles, Calif.

This recall involves a dry suit inflation hose that connects a diver’s dry suit to the air supply and allows for the pumping of air into the suit to set up a positive pressure arrangement to help keep it watertight. The hose contains an air flow restricting insert that may be either black, blue or green in color. The batch code is stamped on the threaded metal end of the hose. They were sold with dry suits and also sold separately.

Contact SI Tech for a list of batch codes included in this recall at (877) 348-3529 ,
visit www.sitech.se, or email the firm at recall@sitech.se
SI Tech AB, of Brastad, Sweden

Sold at Diving equipment retailers and distributors nationwide from July 2006 through February 2009 for about $45.
Ocean Technology Systems

October 06, 2009
Y Description: If significant pressure is applied vertically to the top and bottom of the visor clamp, the clear plastic visor may dislodge causing the mask to flood

This recall involves the Guardian full-face mask which is a scuba diving mask that incorporates the second stage regulator into the mask allowing it to cover the diver’s full face.

Direct sales and diving equipment retailers nationwide from March 2009 through August 2009 for $800.

Consumer Contact: contact Ocean Technology Systems toll-free at (877) 270-1984 anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.otscomm.com. Consumers also can email the firm at OTSrecall@otscomm.com
Undersea Systems International Inc.
dba Ocean Technology Systems, of Santa Ana, Calif.
Diving Equipment Recalled by Halcyon Manufacturing

October 01, 2009
Y The over pressure valves (OPVs) in the diving equipment could fail allowing the buoyancy compensator devices (BCDs) and the diver lift inflatable devices to leak, posing a drowning hazard to divers.

Description: This recall involves Halcyon diving equipment including the Halcyon Explorer, Eclipse, CCR35, Evolve and Pioneer Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs) and Halcyon Surface Marker Buoys (SMBs), Lift Bags, Diver Alert Markers (DAMs) Surf Shuttle and Diver Lift Raft Inflatable Devices. “Halcyon” is printed on the diving equipment.

Consumers should immediately stop using recalled diving equipment and return it to an authorized Halcyon distributor or dealer for a free inspection and, if necessary, free replacement of the overpressure valve spring.

Consumer Contact: : For more information, contact Halcyon at (800) 425-2966 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm's Web site at www.halcyon.net/opv-recall, or email the firm at techservices@halcyon.net
Halcyon Manufacturing Inc., of High Springs, Fla.

Sold at: Diving equipment retailers and distributors from January 2006 through December 2008 for between $350 and $450 for the buoyancy compensator devices (BCDs) and between $50 and $275 for the inflatable devices.
TUSA recalls RS-670 Regulators due to BLC plug issues

September 17, 2009
N RS-670 BLC Plug Replacement

TUSA was recently informed about the possible loosening of the BLC plug on the R-600 1st stage. There is a slight chance this may cause a high-pressure leak creating an unstable intermediate pressure. Immediate return of the units is requested. .
Affected Units: Approximately 60 units of R-600 1st stages with S/N's between:
UR600022 - UR600029
UR600031 - UR600103
UR600637 - UR600676
UR600708 - UR600716
UR600737 - UR600776

ACTION:
1) Dealers: Contact customers who have purchased RS-670 units and request return of their units to your store for inspection. TUSA has already contacted consumers who have registered their product with us.
2) All owners and dealers with RS-670 units within the above listed range are requested to return them to TUSA for replacement under warranty.
3) Contact TUSA Customer Service at 1-800-482-2282 to request a RMA# and issuance of a return freight call-tag.
4) This service is covered under warranty.
TUSA will service the affected units and return within approximately 7-10 business days after receipt.
contact TUSA at 800-482-2282 or info@tusa.com
Poseidon recalls Diving Wings With Defective Inner Bladders

June 23, 2009
Y Besea W50 Diving Wings with Poseidon Inner Bladders

The inner bladder located inside the diving wing can break, causing the wing to fail to operate as a floating/buoyancy device.

Poseidon has received 15 reports of inner bladders breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves the Poseidon inner bladders with batch number 5445 sold with the Poseidon Besea W50 wings. The inner bladder is located inside the outer cover of the wing. The batch number and “Poseidon” are molded on a tab located between the “legs” of the inner bladder.

Sold at: Poseidon dealers nationwide from September 2007 through June 2008.
contact Poseidon toll-free at (877) 673-4366 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or send an email to info@poseidoncentral.com
Distributors: Poseidon West, of West Lake Village, Calif.

Poseidon Central, of Conroe, Texas

American Divers Division, of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.
Silent Diving Systems Recalls Scuba Diving LP Hoses

February 24, 2009
Y Rebreather - Crimped Low Pressure Diving Hoses (Mfg: Ambient Pressure Diving Ltd)

Diving hoses may have been made without crimps, which can allow gas to leak or water to enter into the re-breather unit of the scuba diving equipment, posing a drowning hazard to the user.

The crimped hoses are used to carry the air supply in the re-breathing diving system. The hoses were sold on three re-breathing models: Inspiration, Evolution and Evolution Plus. Hoses with a smooth (uncrimped) collar and with the model numbers listed below are included in the recall:
AP300/15 ADV Supply Hose,   RB20/03 Oxygen Injection Hose,   EV20/03 Oxygen Injection Hose,   RB20/10 Buzzer Hose,   EV11A/1 Vision Handset Hose,   RB11A/1 Classic Handset Hose,   RB11/B Handset Hose,   AP300/10 ADV Hose,   AP300/38 ADV Hose,  

Hoses with eight flats on the hose collar have been crimped and are not included in the recall.

Sold by Silent Diving Systems January 2007 through August 2008, contact Silent Diving Systems to receive a replacement hose. All known purchasers have been contacted directly by Silent Diving Systems regarding the recall.
Silent Diving Systems LLC
Brownie's Third Lung Recalls Air Compressors

November 19, 2008
Y The air compressor's components can fail, which could cause a stoppage of air flow.

Product Models Serial Numbers
Gas-powered direct drive hookah compressor assemblies F280X, F390X, C270, C390, CTD390 14421 - 15715
Dual-head electric direct drive compressor assemblies E250, EC2 14344 - 15762

The serial number is printed on a metallic plate located on the compressor's base and on the storage case.

Sold at: Brownie's Third Lung factory and various marine/diving products resellers nationwide from July 2007 through August 2008.
Brownies Third Lung
Aqua Lung America Recalls Apeks Scuba Diving Regulators

September 17, 2008
Y These regulators can be missing the diaphragm cover which can cause the diaphragm to become displaced during a dive, allowing water to enter the scuba regulator.
This recall involves Apeks TX, ATX, and XTX second stage regulators that have never been serviced. Apeks and TX, ATX, or XTX is printed on the regulator.
February 2000 through June 2008
Remedy:
immediately stop diving with these regulators and visit an authorized Apeks dealer for a free inspection and free installation of a diaphragm cover, if the cover is missing.
Aqua Lung
Aqua Lung Recalls Scuba Regulators and Adapters

September 10, 2008
Y Titan DIN 1st Stage Scuba Regulators and Titan/Conshelf DIN Scuba Adaptors.
Over-tightening of the DIN retainer by a technician during installation can result in the retainer breaking under pressure, a rapid escape of air from the scuba cylinder, and the regulator detaching from the scuba cylinder. One report of a DIN retainer breaking under pressure. No injuries have been reported.
Recalled regulators have a brass DIN retainer mfg'd prior to June 2006. The recalled Aqua Lung Titan Din 1st Stage regulators have serial numbers lower than 6062501 stamped on the side of the regulator’s body. Recalled Titan/Conshelf DIN adaptors are marked “300 BAR MAX” on the side of the part.

DIN adaptors marked “300 BAR MAXI” are not included in this recall.
Sold nationwide from Jan 1997 thru Sept 2008.
Remedy: stop using the recalled diving regulators and DIN adaptors and return them to any authorized Aqua Lung dealer for a free replacement DIN retainer.
Aqua Lung
ROMI Recalls SCUBA Regulators Due to Drowning Hazard

December 11, 2007
Y An internal component that seals air between the high pressure first-stage and the intermediate pressure second-stage can fail. This can result in uncontrolled flow of air to the diver and pose a risk of serious injury or death.
ROMI has received two reports of units malfunctioning during diving and six reports of units malfunctioning while being tested by dealers prior to delivery to consumers. No injuries reported.
Oceanic
AERIS
First Stages
M&J Engineering Recalls Swivels for Scuba Diving Masks

August 29, 2007
Y AGA Swivels for Scuba Diving Masks. The swivel, which is attached to a diving mask, could separate while diving. This will result in a sudden loss of the diver’s air supply, causing the diver to engage in emergency ascent.
This recall involves all SW-3000 2nd stage 360-degree swivels for scuba diving masks manufactured between January 2004 and February 2005. The swivel has the date stamped on its body, below the patent number. Swivels that are already repaired have an arrow stamped on the top right corner of the swivel body.
M&J Engineering
Innovative Scuba Concepts Recalls Diving Regulator Components

May 31, 2007
Y The swivel, which is attached to a diving regulator, could separate while diving. This will result in a complete and sudden loss of the diver's air supply, causing the diver to engage in emergency ascent procedures.
The recall involves the HO110 Swivels sold as an aftermarket regulator component. There are no markings such as a date or production code embossed on the unit. Contact Innovative Scuba Concepts for information on where the recalled units were sold.
Innovative Scuba Concepts
Scubapro® Recalls MK 20 Scuba Regulators for Service

October 2, 2006
Y Over-tightening of the Yoke or Din retainer during annual servicing of these regulators could result in a stress crack and failure of the regulator. If this occurs during a dive, air supply could be interrupted, posing a drowning hazard.
Scubapro® USA has been providing a service upgrade kit via the authorized dealer network since May 2005 which contains a Yoke or Din retainer that prohibits over-tightening during annual service. Consumers can easily identify if the service upgrade has been completed by counting the 2vents on the plastic saddle located on the regulator. If the service upgrade has not been completed (3 vents), the consumer should bring the regulator to any authorized Scubapro® dealer to have the service upgrade completed free of charge.
ScubaPro
Cressi-Sub Announce Recall of SCUBA BC

February 23, 2005
Y slow leak from the shoulder exhaust caused by expansion of an internal cable housing could result in slow deflation
model numbers J107, J113, J115, and J119
Devices which have yellow retaining rings and black cover assemblies have been retro-fitted
Cressi-Sub
Head USA Inc. Recall of Dacor Darwin Air dive computer

February 22, 2005
Y The dive computers were improperly calibrated, resulting in incorrect calculations
Darwin Air dive computer serial 3265 thru 3415
Darwin Console dive computer serial 8503 through 8592
Dacor / Head USA
Halcyon Manufacturing Announce Recall of SCUBA BC Inflators

September 2, 2004
Y BC inflator w/SS power inflate button
BC & stand-alone
Halcyon
Pelagic Pressure Systems Announce Recall of SCUBA BC Inflators

September 2, 2004
Y Oceanic-brand Reliant Buoyancy Compensator (BC) Inflators
& AERIS-brand AW3 BC Inflators
Oceanic / AERIS
200 and 300 Bar Rotating Cross Bar Manifold

September 2004
Y
Nov 17 2004
Undersized o-rings installed on the cross bar can cause a loss of breathing air from the SCUBA cylinder OMS
UWATEC Recall of Smart Dive Computers

July 17, 2003
Y dive computer :
Smart PRO & Smart COM
UWATEC
OMS announces recall of Surface Marker Buoys (SMB'S) and Lift Bags

July 5, 2003
N lift bag : BCA262 BCA262-50
smb: BCA255 BCA268
OMS
UWATEC AG Recall of 1995 Aladin Air X NitrOx Dive Computers

February 5, 2003
Y dive computer :
Aladin Air X NitrOx
UWATEC
Scuba Regulators Recalled by Oceanic USA

December 3, 2002
Y regulator : 1st stage
CDX
Oceanic
Original; see modified release: SCUBAPRO/UWATEC™ Dive Computer Consoles Recalled by Johnson Outdoors Inc.

July 18, 2002
Y spg : U-Line™
console: Smart PRO™, Pro ULTRA™, Sport PLUS™
SCUBAPRO / UWATEC™
Maximus Regulators Recalled by Sherwood SCUBA

April 30, 2002
Y regulator :
Maximus
Sherwood SCUBA
Custom Buoyancy Inc. Recalls Scuba Diving Devices

January 30, 2002
Y BC : OPVCustom Buoyancy Inc
DUI / OMS / Rip Tide / Steam Machines
Diving Unlimited International Recalls Scuba Diving Devices

December 19, 2001
Y BC : OPVDUI
OMS announces recall of V112

June 6, 2001
N valve end cap :
V112
OMS
Scuba Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs) Recalled by Sheico PKS Inc.

May 3, 2001
Y BC : OPV
Aeris : Atmos
Genesis : Cayman / Cobra / Athena / Phantom / Talon / ReCon
Sherwood: Silhouette / Magnum / Avid / Luna / Outback / Freedom
Sheico PKS
Aeris, Genesis, Sherwood
Scuba Regulators Recalled by Atomic Aquatics

April 18, 2001
Y regulator :
Titanium : T1, T1x, B1 or Z1
Atomic Aquatics
Scuba Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs) Recalled by Durapro Systems

June 16, 1998
Y bc : low-pressure inflator hose
Cirrus, Stratus, Aruba, Slimline & Resort
Durapro
Guardian Dive Computers Recalled by Mares America

October 15, 1997
Y dive computer :
Guardian
Mares
Dive Masks Recall by Kmart (Mark Ross

September 15, 1997
Y dive mask : glass
Ocean Side
Kmart / Healthways
G500 Second Stage Regulators Recalled (MARK ROSS)

Originally issued JULY 2, 1997
Revised June 26, 2007
Y regulator : 2nd stage
G500
Johnson Worldwide / Scubapro
CPSC, Light & Motion Industries Announce Recall of Underwater Batteries

November 27, 1996
Y battery pack :
Source-12
Light & Motion Industries
Air Inlet Hose Recalled by Trelleborg Viking

January 24, 1996
Y Dry Suit : Air Inlet Hose Trelleborg Viking
Scuba Diving Tank Valve Caps Recalled by Trident

November 15, 1995
Y valve cap : DIN
Model RP73
Trident
Dry Suit AC Valve Recalled by DUI

June 20, 1988
Y drysuit : AP ValveDUI
Spear Guns Recalled by AMF Voit

July 21, 1980
2nd notice
Y spear gun :
17 & 26 inch aluminum barrel
Sears: 17" model # 436.573140
AMF Voit
Sears
Spear Guns Recalled by AMF

October 1, 1979
Y spear gun :
Long Tom, Supersten, Sharp Shooter, Californian, Frontiersman, Shortie, Snub Nose, Competizione, Sten,Medisten, Ministen, Miniministen
AMF
Aquatic Spear Guns Repaired by AMF Voit

June 13, 1979
Y spear gun :
17 & 26 inch aluminum barrel
Sears: 17" model # 436.573140
AMF Voit / Sears
Scuba Regulators Replaced by Parkway Fabricators

December 27, 1977
Y regulator : intermediate air hose
Cyklon 300
Parkway Fabricators / Poseidon
Scuba Regulators Recalled by U.S. Divers

December 9, 1977
Y regulator : 2nd stage
Conshelf XII; Conshelf Supreme; Calypso J; Calypso IV; Aquarius; Octopus; & Hookah.
U.S. Divers
Scuba Regulators Recalled by Under Sea Industries

June 23, 1977
Y regulator : 1st stage
Mark VII & Pilot Mark VII
Under Sea Industries / Scubapro
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