The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Crimped Low Pressure Diving Hoses
Units: About 820
Importer: Silent Diving Systems LLC, of Center Conway, N.H.
Manufacturer: Ambient Pressure Diving Ltd., of Helston, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Hazard: Diving hoses may have been made without crimps, which can allow gas to leak or water to enter into the re-breather unit of the scuba diving equipment, posing a drowning hazard to the user.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The crimped hoses are used to carry the air supply in the re-breathing diving system. The hoses were sold on three re-breathing models: Inspiration, Evolution and Evolution Plus. Hoses with a smooth (uncrimped) collar and with the model numbers listed below are included in the recall:
Hoses with eight flats on the hose collar have been crimped and are not included in the recall.
Sold by: Silent Diving Systems nationwide from January 2007 through August 2008 for about $60. Re-breathers were sold for about $10,000.
Manufactured in: England
Remedy: Consumers with the recalled hoses should immediately stop using the hoses and contact Silent Diving Systems to receive a replacement hose. All known purchasers have been contacted directly by Silent Diving Systems regarding the recall.