SCUBA RECALL: All Zeagle brand Grace and Element BCDs

Here is the full information from CPSC on the Zeagle Grace and Zeagle Element BCD recall.

This recall is also in conjunction with Health Canada.

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

FULL TEXT FROM THE ABOVE PAGE:

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

Recall date: SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Recall number: 16-262

  • Recalled Grace model BCD

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    Recalled Grace model BCD

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.

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 atrecall@huishoutdoors.com.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

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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.

Remedy

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

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(s)

Huish Outdoors LLC, Salt Lake City, Utah

Manufactured in

Vietnam

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