Trident Diving Equipment Recalls High-Pressure Scuba Diving Air Hoses Due to Drowning Hazard

The diving hose that connects the regulator to the tank’s pressure gauge can leak.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: April 18, 2013
Recall number: 13-174
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  • High-pressure scuba air hose with a black, smooth rubber outer covering

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    High-pressure scuba air hose with a black, smooth rubber outer covering

  • Location of date code on the male fitting

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    Location of date code on the male fitting

Recall Summary

Name of product:

High-Pressure Scuba Diving Air Hoses

Hazard:

The diving hose that connects the regulator to the tank’s pressure gauge can leak, posing a drowning hazard to the user.

Consumer Contact:

Trident Diving Equipment at (800) 234-3483, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or e-mail TridentDive@aol.com or online at www.TridentDive.com, then click on “Smooth High Pressure Hose Safety Recall” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 200

Description

The recalled air hoses are high-pressure scuba air hoses with a black, smooth rubber outer covering. They are about five millimeters in diameter and 32 or 36 inches long. These hoses connect the regulator to the tank pressure gauge. The phrase “Scuba Diving High Pressure hose I.D. 3/16 (4.76 mm) W.P. 5000 PSI Exceeds SAE 100RT braid with Kevlar fiber from Dupont” is printed in white lettering on the hose’s outer covering. The hoses have metal fittings on each end – one female fitting and one male fitting. “CE EN 250 230” is stamped on the female fitting and one of the following production date codes is on the male hex head fitting: T1011, T1111 or T0312.

Incidents/Injuries

Trident has received one report of a hose leaking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the hoses and contact Trident Diving Equipment for a free replacement hose.

Sold at

Scuba diving retailers nationwide from November 2011 through June 2012 for about $35.

Importer

Trident Diving Equipment, of Chatsworth, Calif.

Manufactured in

Taiwan

  • High-pressure scuba air hose with a black, smooth rubber outer covering

  • Location of date code on the male fitting