The compressor head of the tankless diving system can fracture while in use resulting in restricted air flow, posing a drowning hazard for divers.
About 1,300 (In addition, about 20 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves BLU3's Nomad battery-powered tankless diving systems. The BLU3 logo and Nomad appear in writing on the top handle of the dive system. Consumers can identify whether their Nomad is included in the recall by contacting BLU3 and providing the serial number for their Nomad. The serial number can be found in the compartment behind the battery door. Serial numbers ending with the last four digits between 0000 to 2700 are included in the recall.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Nomad tankless diving systems and contact BLU3 to schedule a free repair at an approved service center. BLU3 is contacting all known purchasers directly. The repair cannot be performed by the consumer.
BLU3 has received 21 reports of divers experiencing restricted airflow. No injuries have been reported.
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