Suunto Recalls Wireless Tank Transmitter and Tank POD Due to Injury Hazard



This recall involves Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Tank PODs: The Suunto Tank POD has a black cone-shaped plastic case with SUUNTO TANK POD, MADE IN FINLAND printed in gray color on the case and a transparent plastic base. See photos below. Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter Reference Nos. SS019098000 and SS005397000 Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter has a black cone-shaped plastic case - with “SUUNTO, FINLAND” printed on top of the case and a transparent or black plastic base. Size: diameter approximately 4 cm, length approximately 8 cm Suunto Tank POD Reference No. SS020306000 Suunto Tank POD has black cone-shaped plastic case with “SUUNTO TANK POD, MADE IN FINLAND” printed in gray color on the case and a transparent plastic base. Size: diameter approximately 4 cm, length approximately 8 cm
Product:
Wireless Tank Transmitter and Tank PODAbout 35,500 (in addition, about 4,000 in Canada)
Inconjunction:
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/64372r-eng.php
Retailer:
Nationwide at retailers specializing in scuba diving equipment from October 2003 to April 2017 for about $440.
Distributor:
SUUNTO OY of Vantaa, Finland.
Recall Date:    Oct 4, 2017
Injury:
There have been two incidents of the transmitters bursting during dry land pressure testing, including one report of bruising.
Mfg Country:
Finland
Importer:
SUUNTO OY of Vantaa, Finland.
Recall ID:    8151
Last Published:    Oct 4, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18003
Emert Status:    Announced