Name of product:
AGA Swivels for Scuba Diving Masks
Hazard:

The swivel, which is attached to a diving mask, could separate while diving. This will result in a sudden loss of the diver's air supply, causing the diver to engage in emergency ascent. This poses a risk of decompression sickness due to rapid ascent or drowning.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
August 29, 2007
Units:
About 1,500
Consumer Contact:

 For additional information, contact M&J Engineering toll-free at (888) 794-8351 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT, e-mail sales@omniswivel.com, or visit the company's Web site at www.omniswivel.com.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all SW-3000 2nd stage 360-degree swivels for scuba diving masks manufactured between January 2004 and February 2005. The swivel has the date stamped on its body, below the patent number. Swivels that are already repaired have an arrow stamped on the top right corner of the swivel body.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the scuba diving masks with the swivel attached and contact M&J Engineering to receive a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

M&J Engineering has received one report of swivels separating from the masks while diving. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Diving retail stores nationwide between January 2004 and February 2005 for about $60.

Manufactured In:
U.S.A.
Recall number:
07-293