Trident Diving Equipment Recalls High-Pressure Scuba Diving Air Hoses Due to Drowning Hazard
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:
High-Pressure Scuba Diving Air HosesHazard:
The diving hose that connects the regulator to the tank’s pressure gauge can leak, posing a drowning hazard to the user.
Trident Diving Equipment at (800) 234-3483, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or e-mail TridentDive@aol.com or online at www.TridentDive.com, then click on “Smooth High Pressure Hose Safety Recall” for more information.Report an Incident Involving this Product
The recalled air hoses are high-pressure scuba air hoses with a black, smooth rubber outer covering. They are about five millimeters in diameter and 32 or 36 inches long. These hoses connect the regulator to the tank pressure gauge. The phrase “Scuba Diving High Pressure hose I.D. 3/16 (4.76 mm) W.P. 5000 PSI Exceeds SAE 100RT braid with Kevlar fiber from Dupont” is printed in white lettering on the hose’s outer covering. The hoses have metal fittings on each end – one female fitting and one male fitting. “CE EN 250 230” is stamped on the female fitting and one of the following production date codes is on the male hex head fitting: T1011, T1111 or T0312.
Trident has received one report of a hose leaking. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the hoses and contact Trident Diving Equipment for a free replacement hose.
Scuba diving retailers nationwide from November 2011 through June 2012 for about $35.
Trident Diving Equipment, of Chatsworth, Calif.
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