Compulsory Recall—Saekodive Buoyancy Compensators

PRA number

2014/13933

Published date

Product description

This recall notice is issued by the South Australian Minister for Business Services and Consumers pursuant to Section 122 of the Australian Consumer Law (SA).
Saekodive buoyancy compensators - Cyclone (model #9000)
Saekodive Buoyancy Compensators Hurricane (#9300)
Identifying features
Saekodive buoyancy compensators Cyclone (model #9000) and Hurricane (model #9300) Manufactured in 2005 and 2006, but may have been available for sale up to and including 2008.

Other identifying numbers

Saekodive buoyancy compensators Cyclone (model #9000) and Hurricane (model #9300)

Manufactured in 2005 and 2006, but may have been available for sale up to and including 2008.

What are the defects?

The plastic seal connecting the inflator/dump valve to the vest can become brittle and detach.

What are the hazards?

The defect poses a drowning hazard if the failure occurs while underwater as the vest may fill with water and act as an anchor.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the Saekodive buoyancy compensator and dispose of it as it may not be safe to use.

If you have any queries in relation to this recall, please contact Consumer and Business Services, Product Safety Section, on (08) 8204 9147 or at productsafety.cab@agd.sa.gov.au.

Supplier

Minister for Business Services and Consumers (South Australia)

Traders who sold this product

Seasuits Australia Pty Ltd sold the product to dive retailers in South Australia only.

Where the product was sold

South Australia

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

South Australia Consumer & Business Services is the responsible regulator for this recall.