A defective screw on the turret connection can break, posing a risk of severe injury and drowning hazard for divers.
About 50 (In addition, about 10 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves 1st stage scuba regulators with model number NX700. The model number is inscribed on one side of the metal regulator and XDEEP is on the other.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scuba regulators and contact XDEEP for a full refund or free replacement. The replacement includes a different model. Consumers can return the recalled regulator to the place of purchase or contact Tec Dive Gear to obtain a parcel label to return the regulator for free. 1st Stage is contacting all known purchasers.
The firm has received one report of a broken turret connection screw. No injuries have been reported.
Tec Dive Gear LLC, of Jackson, New Jersey
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