Diving Unlimited International Recalls Weight Systems Due to Drowning Hazard

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.

Recall date: July 12, 2011
Recall number: 11-275
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  • Weight & Trim System Classic

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    Weight & Trim System Classic

  • Weight & Trim Weight System II

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    Weight & Trim Weight System II

Recall Summary

Name of product:

DUI Weight & Trim System Classic and DUI Weight & Trim System II

Hazard:

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.

Consumer Contact:

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 visitwww.DUI-Online.com

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Recall Details

Units

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

Description

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.

Incidents/Injuries

None

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the systems and call DUI at (800) 325-8439 Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT or e-mail CustomerService@DUI-Online.com to receive a free repair of the system.

Sold at

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

Importer(s)

Diving Unlimited International Inc. of San Diego

Manufactured in

China

  • Weight & Trim System Classic

  • Weight & Trim Weight System II