Johnson Outdoors Diving Recalls Dive Computers Due to Injury Hazard
Divers can suffer from decompression sickness when the dive computer leaks and stops working.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall SummaryName of product:
Scubapro Aladin2 dive computers, commonly referred to as Aladin Square dive computersHazard:
The dive computer can leak and stop working, posing a risk of injury due to decompression sickness.
Johnson Outdoors Diving toll-free at (877) 467-6675 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.scubapro.com and click on “Aladin Square Recall” for more informationReport an Incident Involving this Product
About 350 and about 40 in Canada
This recall involves the Aladin2 wrist dive computer that monitors depth, dive time, decompression status and temperature. The computer is 3 inches by 3 inches, rectangular, black, and mounted on a black wristband. SCUBAPRO is stamped on the top of the face frame and Aladin2 is printed in white on the bottom of the face frame. The serial number is stamped in white on the back of the unit and ends with 003.
The firm has received four reports that the dive computers leaked and stopped working. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the dive computers and return them to an authorized SCUBAPRO dealer or contact Johnson Outdoors Diving for a free replacement.
Authorized Scubapro dealers nationwide from March 2014 through June 2014 for about $450.
Johnson Outdoors Diving Inc., of El Cajon, Calif.
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