Johnson Outdoors recalling dive computers in U.S

WASHINGTON Tue Aug 5, 2014 11:27am EDT

Related Topics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Johnson Outdoors Diving is recalling wristwatch-style dive computers because they can leak and stop working, creating a risk to divers, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday.

The El Cajon, California, company is recalling its Scubapro Aladin2 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 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. 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. They were made in Indonesia.

(Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Chris Reese)

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. For more information on our comment policy, see
Comments (1)
RSpear wrote:
as technology continues to improve, this stuff happens, and the companies fix it. this is really not news.

Aug 05, 2014 3:18pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.