Shearwater Recalls Diving Transmitters Due to Drowning Hazard

This recall involves Shearwater yellow pressure diving transmitters. The transmitters provide a tank pressure reading for scuba divers. The transmitter is yellow, with a cylindrical shape and measures 3 inches in length. “FCC ID: MH8A” is printed on the end of the transmitter. Part number 13009 or 13009-01 is printed on the cardboard packaging along with an 8 digit serial number starting in FK or BM etched on the side.
Shearwater yellow diving pressure transmittersAbout 900 (in addition, about 65 were sold in Canada)
Dive Right In Scuba and Online Scuba stores nationwide and online at and from June 2017 through November 2018 for about $350.
Shearwater Research Inc., of Richmond, B.C. Canada
Recall Date:    Feb 21, 2019
The firm has received one report of loss of communication using the transmitter during a dive.
Pelagic Pressure Systems, of San Leandro, Calif.
Mfg Country:
United States
Recall ID:    8494
Last Published:    Feb 21, 2019
Official Site:    Link


Emert Number:    19070
Emert Status:    Announced