Johnson Outdoors Recalls Wristwatch-Style Dive Computers

/ 2 years ago


On Tuesday the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said that Johnson Outdoors Diving is recalling wristwatch-style dive computers because they can leak and stop working, creating a very real risk to divers.

The in El Cajon, California based company is recalling its Scubapro Aladin 2 wrist dive computer which monitors depth, dive time, decompression status and temperature, the commission said in a statement.

The company, a unit of Johnson Outdoors Inc, has already received four reports that the dive computers leaked and stopped working. The device’s failure can pose a risk of injury through decompression sickness. No injuries have been reported so far. The company sold about 350 computers in the United States and about 40 in Canada, the statement said.

The devices were sold at Scubapro dealers from March 2014 through June 2014 for about $450 and were manufacturer in Indonesia.

Thank you Reuters for providing us with this information

Images courtesy of Scubapro

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