High-Pressure Scuba Diving Air Hoses Recalled by A-Plus Marine Due to Drowning Hazard

The diving hose that connects the regulator to the tank’s pressure gauge can separate, reducing the available air supply to the diver.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: Tháng Giêng 10, 2013
Recall number: 13-090
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  • A-Plus Marine high-pressure scuba diving air hose

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    A-Plus Marine high-pressure scuba diving air hose

  • “CE EN 250 230” is stamped on the female fitting

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    “CE EN 250 230” is stamped on the female fitting

  • “12Q1” is stamped on the male fitting

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    “12Q1” is stamped on the male fitting

Recall Summary

Name of product:

High-pressure scuba diving air hoses

Hazard:

The diving hose that connects the regulator to the tank’s pressure gauge can separate reducing the available air supply to the diver, posing a drowning hazard.

Consumer Contact:

A-Plus Marine; at (800) 352-2360, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.aplusmarine.com and click on the recall notice on High Pressure Braided Hose Safety Recall. Consumers can also send an email to eric@aplusmarine.com for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 40

Description

The recalled air hoses are high-pressure scuba air hoses with a black, smooth rubber outer covering. They are about half a centimeter in diameter and 32 or 36 inches long. These hoses connect the regulator to the tank pressure gauge. The phrase “Scuba Diving High Pressure hose I.D. 3/16” (4.76 mm) W.P. 5000 PSI Exceeds SAE 100RT braid with Kevlar fiber from Dupont” is printed in white lettering on the hose’s outer covering. The hoses have metal fittings on each end. “CE EN 250 230” is stamped on the female side of the fitting and “12Q1” on the male side.

Incidents/Injuries

A-Plus has received three reports of hoses separating. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the hoses and contact A-Plus Marine for a free replacement hose.

Sold at

Scuba diving retailers nationwide from April 2012 through June 2012 for about $34.

Importer

A-Plus Marine Supply, Inc., of Gulf Breeze, Fla.

Manufactured in

Taiwan

  • A-Plus Marine high-pressure scuba diving air hose

  • “CE EN 250 230” is stamped on the female fitting

  • “12Q1” is stamped on the male fitting