Posted on September 05, 2013
SUUNTO PRODUCT RECALL - High Pressure Rubber Hoses Batch 1812
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE REGARDING HIGH PRESSURE RUBBER HOSES
Suunto announces a limited quantity safety recall
Dear Suunto Customer,
On 22nd August, 2013 Suunto Oy issued an important safety notice regarding high pressure rubber hoses. A limited batch of the high pressure rubber hoses used with Suunto air integrated dive computers, dive computer combos and analog combos has unfortunately been identified to have defective hose material which may impact the durability of the hose.
This defect may cause the high pressure rubber hose to leak or rupture leading to loss of breathing gas at higher than anticipated rate which may result in severe injury or death.
Diver safety is of highest importance to Suunto. Suunto announces a limited quantity safety recall of high pressure rubber hoses as identified below.
The following products using this high pressure rubber hose may be affected: Cobra, Cobra 3, SM-36 pressure gauge and gauge combos, as well as Vyper and Zoop when purchased as combo products. A complete list of product codes can be found at the end of this document, and at http://www.suunto.com/recall.
To date, there have been no known injuries related to this issue. It is, however, mandatory that all affected products are returned for a hose change.
BARE Sports Canada keeps a record of all end users that have purchased Suunto products through our warranty database. We will be sending out an email to all end users that may be affected by this recall instructing them to do the following: