Shearwater Recalls Diving Transmitters Due to Drowning Hazard
This recall involves Shearwater yellow pressure diving transmitters. The transmitters provide a tank pressure reading for scuba divers. The transmitter is yellow, with a cylindrical shape and measures 3 inches in length. “FCC ID: MH8A” is printed on the end of the transmitter. Part number 13009 or 13009-01 is printed on the cardboard packaging along with an 8 digit serial number starting in FK or BM etched on the side.
Shearwater yellow diving pressure transmittersAbout 900 (in addition, about 65 were sold in Canada)
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/69068r-eng.php
Dive Right In Scuba and Online Scuba stores nationwide and online at www.divegearexpress.com and www.shearwater.com from June 2017 through November 2018 for about $350.
Shearwater Research Inc., of Richmond, B.C. Canada
Recall Date: Feb 21, 2019
The firm has received one report of loss of communication using the transmitter during a dive.
Pelagic Pressure Systems, of San Leandro, Calif.
Recall ID: 8494
Last Published: Feb 21, 2019
Official Site: Link
RecallMe Number: 19070
RecallMe Status: Announced