WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/TUSA-Recalls-Diving-Computers
Name of Product: Diving computers
Hazard: The dive computer can malfunction and display an incorrect reading to the diver, posing a drowning and injury hazard due to decompression sickness.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled diving computers and contact TUSA to receive a free replacement diving computer.
Consumer Contact: TUSA at 800-482-2282 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.tusa.com/us-en and click on "Recall" for more information.
Units: About 175
Description: This recall involves TUSA DC Solar Link IQ1204 diving computers. The black or white and blue wrist-watch style diving computers have a digital screen. TUSA is printed on the front of the diving computer. The model number and serial number is printed on the back of the diving computer below "TUSA DC Solar Link." Recalled diving computers have serial numbers 6TA0001 – 6TA2864.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide from March 2016 through June 2016 for about $750.
Importer/Distributor: Tabata USA Inc. (TUSA), of Long Beach, Calif.
Manufactured in: Japan
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission