Suunto Recalls Air Hoses Used With Scuba Gear Due To Drowning Hazard

The high pressure air hoses can leak or rupture and lead to a loss of breathing gas.

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

Recall date: Tháng Giêng 23, 2014
Recall number: 14-088
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  • Suunto Batch 1812 high pressure hose

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    Suunto Batch 1812 high pressure hose

  • Suunto 300 Zoop Pressure Gauge

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    Suunto 300 Zoop Pressure Gauge

  • Suunto Cobra Pressure Gauge

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    Suunto Cobra Pressure Gauge

  • Suunto Cobra 6 Pressure Gauge

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    Suunto Cobra 6 Pressure Gauge

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Scuba high-pressure air hoses 

Hazard:

The high pressure air hose may leak or rupture leading to a loss of breathing gas posing a drowning hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Suunto Support toll-free at (855) 258-0900 anytime, or email at support@suunto.com, or online at www.suunto.com and click on Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,300 in the U.S.

Description

The recalled black rubber high pressure air hose is used with submersible pressure gauges and dive computers. The hose has silver fittings on both ends and “5000 PSIG PRESSURE TESTED – MADE IN THE U.S.A,” the batch code “1812” and the product code are printed on it. The hoses were sold separately and as a component of the Cobra, Cobra 3, SM-36 model pressure gauge and gauge combos, and with the Vyper and Zoop model dive computers or analog pressure gauges when purchased as combos. 

Incidents/Injuries

No injuries reported.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using these products immediately and bring the hose or  pressure gauge and dive computer to the nearest authorized Suunto Dive dealer or Suunto Authorized Service Center for a free replacement hose. Consumers can also use the Suunto Online Service Request www.suunto.com/servicerequest  to get their product picked up and delivered for the hose change.

Sold at

Authorized Suunto Dive dealers nationwide from November 2012 to July 2013 for $95 to $195 if sold with Suunto analog pressure gauge for diving, and from $400 to $900 if sold as part of a Suunto dive computer system, and $85 if sold separately.

Manufacturer

Suunto Oy, of Finland

Manufactured in

Finland and the U.S.

  • Suunto Batch 1812 high pressure hose

  • Suunto 300 Zoop Pressure Gauge

  • Suunto Cobra Pressure Gauge

  • Suunto Cobra 6 Pressure Gauge