Johnson Outdoors Diving Inc. recalls Scubapro Aladin2

Starting date:
August 5, 2014
Posting date:
August 5, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Suspected quality concern
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-40901

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Johnson Outdoors Diving Inc., maker of SCUBAPRO

Affected products

Scubapro Aladin2 dive computers, commonly referred to as Aladin Square dive computers

Product description

This recall involves the Aladin2 wrist dive computer that monitors depth, dive time,   decompression status and temperature. The computer is rectangular, black, and mounted on a black wristband. On the face of the product, the brand name SCUBAPRO appears in black and the model name Aladin Square appears in white.  The serial number is stamped in white on the back of the product.

The outer packages of the units have a label on the back which states “Aladin 2 wrist metric” and the serial number.  The label on the side of the package repeats the name and the serial number of the product, along with a UPC of 048336113823. 

The recall is isolated to computers with serial numbers ending in 003.

Hazard identified

The dive computer can leak and stop working, posing a risk of injury due to decompression sickness.

The company received four reports that the dive computers leaked and stopped working. No injuries were reported.  No incidents were reported from Canada.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these dive computers.

Number sold

A total 41 recalled products were sold in Canada.


Approximately 350 of the recalled products were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

In Canada, the recalled products were sold from March 2013 to June 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Indonesia.

Companies

Manufacturer
Johnson Outdoors Diving Inc.
El Cajon
California
UNITED STATES
Distributor
Shark Bite Distribution
Mallorytown
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers in Canada should immediately stop using the dive computers and return them to an authorized SCUBAPRO dealer or contact Shark Bite Distribution at 1-866-691-2197 Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET for a free replacement.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.