PhotoSuunto Oy of Vantaa, Finland is recalling about 39,500 wireless tank transmitter and tank pods sold in the U.S and Canada.

The exterior plastic case of the device can burst during pre-dive pressure testing, posing an injury hazard.

There have been two incidents of the transmitters bursting during dry land pressure testing, including one report of bruising.

This recall involves Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Tank PODs.

The Suunto Tank POD has a black cone-shaped plastic case with SUUNTO TANK POD, MADE IN FINLAND printed in gray color on the case and a transparent plastic base.

 

Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter

  • Reference Nos. SS019098000 and SS005397000
  • Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter has a black cone-shaped plastic case – with “SUUNTO, FINLAND” printed on top of the case and a transparent or black plastic base.
  • Size: diameter approximately 4 cm, length approximately 8 cm

Suunto Tank POD

  • Reference No. SS020306000
  • Suunto Tank POD has black cone-shaped plastic case with “SUUNTO TANK POD, MADE IN FINLAND” printed in gray color on the case and a transparent plastic base.
  • Size: diameter approximately 4 cm, length approximately 8 cm
 

The tank transmitter and tank pod, manufactured in Finland, was sold nationwide at retailers specializing in scuba diving equipment from October 2003, to April 2017, for about $440.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wireless tank transmitter and wireless tank pod and return them to a Suunto dealer or Suunto Authorized Service Center for free inspection and repair.

Consumers may contact Suunto customer support toll free at 855-258-0900, anytime or online at http://www.suunto.com/. A list of dealers and authorized service centers can be found at www.suunto.com/dealer-locator.

Consumers can also use the free Suunto Online Service Request at www.suunto.com/servicerequest to schedule a picked up from their home or office.


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