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Technosport recalls Omersub Zero Cube Mask

Starting date:
August 11, 2015
Posting date:
August 11, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-54614

Affected products

Omersub Zero Cube scuba diving mask

Product description

This recall involves Omersub Zero Cube black scuba diving mask manufactured before November 2012. The mask is designed to cover the eyes and nose. The mask and strap are made with soft black rubber, with hard rubber around the two glass lenses. "O.M.E.R." appears on the forehead area of the mask in raised letters.

Only the black scuba diving masks manufactured before November 2012 are subject to the recall.  They are recognizable by a shiny silicone facial skirt while those produced after November 2012 have the facial skirt in matte finish silicone.  The Zero Cube mask in colours "Mud" and "Olive" are not involved in this recall.

The UPS Code 801 773 612 2298 and Omersub MFG Part #603NCF appear on the original packaging.

Hazard identified

Non-conforming glass was used for the lens, which can shatter during normal use, posing an injury hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor Technosport has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of the product in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 12 units were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2012 to April 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Omersub S.p.A.
Sovico, Monza Brianza
ITALY
Distributor
Technosport Inc.
Virginia Beach
Virginia
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the diving mask and contact Technosport for a replacement mask.

For more information, consumers may contact Technosport at (757) 428-4744, Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET or by email. Consumers can also visit the Omer Diving website and click on "click here for Technosport Recalls" at the bottom of the homepage for more information.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.