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Recall: Zeagle Buoyancy Control Devices

Zeagle Buoyancy Control DevicesHuish Outdoors recalls Zeagle Brand buoyancy control devices due to drowning hazard. The buoyancy control devices can suddenly leak air causing a loss of flotation, posing a drowning hazard to scuba divers. Below is content from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Huish Outdoors Recalls Buoyancy Control Devices (BCDs) Due to Drowning Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Huish-Outdoors-Recalls-Buoyancy-Control-Devices-BCDs/

Recall Date: September 14, 2016

Recall Number: 16-262

Huish Outdoors Recalls Buoyancy Control Devices (BCDs) Due to Drowning Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Huish-Outdoors-Recalls-Buoyancy-Control-Devices-BCDs/

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Zeagle brand buoyancy control devices (BCDs)

Hazard: The buoyancy control devices can suddenly leak air causing a loss of flotation, posing a drowning hazard to scuba divers.

Remedy: Replace

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled BCDs and return them to Huish Outdoors or an authorized Zeagle dealer for a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: Huish Outdoors toll-free at 888-270- 8595 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.zeagle.com and click on recall notice for more information. Consumers can also e-mail the firm at recall@huishoutdoors.com.

Recall Details

Photos Available At: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Huish-Outdoors-Recalls-Buoyancy-Control-Devices-BCDs/

Units: About 1,400 (in addition, about 50 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves all Zeagle brand Grace and Element BCDs. BCDs are used to help a diver maintain buoyancy under water during scuba diving. The Grace model is black with light green accents and has the logo “Z/Grace” on the right side pocket and left shoulder. The words “Zeagle Sport” are on the left side pocket. The Element model is black with red accents and has the logo “Z/Element” on the right side pocket and left shoulder. The words “Zeagle Sport” are on the left side pocket.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a seam failure in the BCD resulting in air leakage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Authorized Zeagle dealers and online at www.zeagle.com for about $412 for the Grace model and about $490 for the Element model BCD, from September 2015 through August 2016.

Manufacturer: Huish Outdoors LLC, Salt Lake City, Utah

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/60174r-eng.php

Manufactured in: Vietnam

 


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on 9/15/16
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