WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Scubapro-Recalls-Dive-Computers
Name of Product: Galileo Luna and Sol Dive Computers
Hazard: A short circuit allows the dive computer's screen to freeze or display inaccurate information, posing a risk of serious injury to a diver underwater, including decompression sickness.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dive computers and contact Scubapro to arrange for a free replacement dive computer.
Consumer Contact: Scubapro at 800-790-3757 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.scubapro.com and click on "Galileo Recall" for more information.
Units: About 1,500
Description: The recall includes the 2015 models of UWATEC Galileo Luna and Sol dive computers. Only dive computers with the following serial numbers are included in the recall.
Galileo LUNA dive computers have serial numbers 150422 0058 001 to 150903 0338 005 and Galileo SOL dive computers have serial numbers 150423 0202 001 to 150921 0001 005. The serial number is stamped on the back of the computer and printed on a label on the product packaging.
Incidents/Injuries: Scubapro has received three reports of the dive computer screens freezing. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Authorized Scubapro dealers nationwide from May 2015 through January 2016 for between $700 and $1,200.
Importer: Johnson Outdoors Diving LLC, of El Cajon, Calif.
Manufactured in: Indonesia
About U.S. CPSC:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.
CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission