Recall: Diving computers
On 2016-10-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Diving computers due to a potential Injury and Drowning hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2016 for about $750.
About 200 units are involved in this Tabata USA Inc. (TUSA), of Long Beach, Calif. diving computers recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 6th recall of products in the Scuba Diving/Water Activity Equipment category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 500,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The dive computer can malfunction and display an incorrect reading to the diver, posing a drowning and injury hazard due to decompression sickness.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at Sporting goods stores nationwide from March 2016 through June 2016 for about $750.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled diving computers and contact TUSA to receive a free replacement diving computer.
TUSA at 800-482-2282 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at http://www.tusa.com/recall.pdf for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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