AQUALUNG Recalls Buoyancy Compensator Devices Due to Injury and Drowning H ...

This recall involves Apeks Exotec SCUBA Diving Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs). The Exotec is a back flotation-style BCD used to control a SCUBA diver's buoyancy underwater. The Apeks brand and Exotec model name are embroidered on the back panel and side pockets of the BCD and the metal components are gray or orange. Only model numbers BT1380108ML, BT1380108XLXXL, BT1380110ML and BT1380110XLXXL are included in the recall. The model number is printed on the label tucked behind the bladder between the tank attachment belt and the lower dump valve.
Apeks Exotec SCUBA Diving Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs)330
Dive stores nationwide and online at and other diver supply online retailers from August 2021 through June 2022 for about $1,000.
Recall Date:    Oct 20, 2022
The firm has received one report of buoyancy control loss due to a dump valve stuck open. No injuries have been reported.
AQUALUNG Group, of Carlsbad, California
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Recall ID:    9429
Last Published:    Oct 20, 2022
Official Site:    Link


Emert Number:    23021
Emert Status:    Notified