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Diving Unlimited International Recalls Weight Systems Due to Drowning Hazard

  • Weight & Trim System Classic
  • Weight & Trim Weight System II
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.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
July 12, 2011
Units:
About 1,454 in the U.S. and 46 in Canada
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

Recall Details

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.

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

None

Sold At

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

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Diving Unlimited International Inc. of San Diego

Recall number:
11-275
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