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Aqua Lung Australia Pty Ltd—Suunto Oy High Pressure Rubber Diving Hose

PRA number: 2013/13711
Date published: 27th August 2013
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Product information

Product description

The high pressure hose is sports/hobby equipment used for diving. The hose connects to a Suunto dive computer and/or pressure gauge. The hoses may also have been sold independently as a stand-alone hose.

The affected hoses are:
- made of black rubber;
- marked with the manufacturing batch code "1812";
- marked with text "5000 PSIG PRESSURE TESTED - MADE IN USA"; and
- approximately 12.5mm in diameter and approximately 84cm in length.

An image of the affected hose and the affected product codes are attached. Other high pressure rubber hoses are not affected.

Identifying features

The affected hoses are marked with the manufacturing batch code "1812".

What are the defects?

The affected hoses have been identified to have defective hose material, which may impact the durability of the hose. This can cause the hose to leak or rupture.

What are the hazards?

The defect can lead to loss of breathing gas at higher than anticipated rates, which may result in severe injury or death.

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Sold via specialists dive retailers nationally.

Supplier

Suunto Oy

Supplier's web site

http://www.suunto.com

What should consumers do?

Consumers should cease use immediately and contact a Suunto Dive authorised dealer or Suunto Authorised Service Center to receive a replacement hose. For further information please contact Aqua Lung Australia Pty Ltd on (03) 9369 1992.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

How to Identiy Affected Suunto Hoses.pdf (476.1 KB)