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