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Compulsory Recall—Saekodive Buoyancy Compensators

PRA number: 2014/13933
Date published: 7th January 2014
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Product information

Product description

This recall notice is issued by the South Australian Minister for Business Services and Consumers pursuant to Section 122 of the Australian Consumer Law (SA).

Identifying features

Saekodive buoyancy compensators Cyclone (model #9000) and Hurricane (model #9300)

Manufactured in 2005 and 2006, but may have been available for sale up to and including 2008.

What are the defects?

The plastic seal connecting the inflator/dump valve to the vest can become brittle and detach.

What are the hazards?

The defect poses a drowning hazard if the failure occurs while underwater as the vest may fill with water and act as an anchor.

Where the product was sold

  • South Australia

Traders who sold this product

Seasuits Australia Pty Ltd sold the product to dive retailers in South Australia only.

Supplier

Minister for Business Services and Consumers (South Australia)

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the Saekodive buoyancy compensator and dispose of it as it may not be safe to use.

If you have any queries in relation to this recall, please contact Consumer and Business Services, Product Safety Section, on (08) 8204 9147 or at productsafety.cab@agd.sa.gov.au.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

Compulsory Recall Notice.pdf (57.3 KB)