Name of product:
Zeagle brand buoyancy control devices (BCDs)
Hazard:

The buoyancy control devices can suddenly leak air causing a loss of flotation, posing a drowning hazard to scuba divers.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
September 14, 2016
Units:
About 1,400 (in addition, about 50 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Huish Outdoors toll-free at 888-270- 8595 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.zeagle.com  and click on recall notice for more information .Consumers can also e-mail the firm at recall@huishoutdoors.com.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all Zeagle brand Grace and Element BCDs. BCDs are used to help a diver maintain buoyancy under water during scuba diving.  The Grace model is black with   light green accents and has the logo “Z/Grace” on the right side pocket and left shoulder.  The words “Zeagle Sport” are on the left side pocket. The Element model is black with red accents and has the logo “Z/Element” on the right side pocket and left shoulder. The words “Zeagle Sport” are on the left side pocket. 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled BCDs and return them to Huish Outdoors or an authorized Zeagle dealer for a free replacement.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of a seam failure in the BCD resulting in air leakage.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Authorized Zeagle dealers and online at www.zeagle.com  for about $412 for the Grace model and about $490 for the Element model BCD, from September 2015 through August 2016.

Manufacturer(s):

Huish Outdoors LLC, Salt Lake City, Utah

Manufactured In:
Vietnam
Note:
Recall number:
16-262