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Huish Outdoors BCDs Recalled for Drowning Hazard


Zeagle has recently recalled approximately 1,400 bouyancy control devices (BCDs) after determinin the products pose a significant drowning hazard.

About the Bouyancy Control Device Recall

About 1,400 BCD’s were sold from September 2015 to August 2016 in the United States and Canada). The buoyancy control devices can suddenly leak air causing a loss of flotation, posing a drowning hazard to scuba divers.

Recalled units were sold through authorized Zeagle dealers and online at www.zeagle.com for about $412 for the Grace model and about $490 for the Element model BCD.

Description of Recalled Devices

  • The recall is only for Zeagle brand Grace and Element BCDs.
  • The Grace model is black with light green accents and has the logo “Z/Grace” on the right side pocket and left shoulder.  The words “Zeagle Sport” are on the left side pocket.
  • The Element model is black with red accents and has the logo “Z/Element” on the right side pocket and left shoulder. The words “Zeagle Sport” are on the left side pocket.
Incidents, Injuries, and Remedies

There has been one report of a seam failure in the BCD resulting in air leakage.

Continued use of this device is extremely dangerous. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled BCDs and return them to Huish Outdoors or an authorized Zeagle dealer for a free replacement.

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