Huish Outdoors announced a recall, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission, of its Zeagle brand buoyancy control devices (BCDs). The buoyancy control devices can suddenly leak air causing a loss of flotation. Following is the official release from the CPSC.
Recall date: September 14, 2016
Recall number: 16-262
Name of product:
Zeagle brand buoyancy control devices (BCDs)
The buoyancy control devices can suddenly leak air causing a loss of flotation, posing a drowning hazard to scuba divers.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
About 1,400 (in addition, about 50 were sold in Canada)
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.
The firm has received one report of a seam failure in the BCD resulting in air leakage. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled BCDs and return them to Huish Outdoors or an authorized Zeagle dealer for a free replacement.
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.
Huish Outdoors LLC, Salt Lake City, Utah