Recall: Wireless Tank Transmitter and Tank POD
On 2017-10-04, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Wireless Tank Transmitter and Tank POD due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2003 for about $440.
About 40,000 units are involved in this SUUNTO OY of Vantaa tank pressure transmitter recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Aquariums category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The exterior plastic case of the Wireless Tank Transmitter and Wireless Tank POD can burst during pre-dive pressure testing, posing an injury hazard.
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Wireless Tank Transmitter and Wireless Tank POD and return them to a Suunto dealer or Suunto Authorized Service Center for free inspection and repair.
Suunto Customer Support toll free at 855-258-0900, anytime or online at http://www.suunto.com/. A list of dealers and authorized service centers can be found at www.suunto.com/dealer-locator. Consumers can also use the free Suunto Online Service Request at www.suunto.com/servicerequest to schedule a picked up from their home or office.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There have been two incidents of the transmitters bursting during dry land pressure testing, including one report of bruising.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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