Shearwater Recalls Diving Transmitters Due to Drowning Hazard

Source: Consumer Recalls (CPCSC)
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:00AM

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: MbA” 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.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled transmitters and contact the firm to arrange a free repair or exchange of the transmitter. 

The firm has received one report of loss of communication using the transmitter during a dive.

Pelagic Pressure Systems, of San Leandro, Calif.

Shearwater Research Inc., of Richmond, B.C. Canada

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