Monday, April 23, 2012

Product Recalls: Scuba Diving Hoses, Gas Grills

With summer fast approaching, I thought I'd toss out this product recall I came across about a Gas Grill.  Below that, some high pressure diving hoses have been found to have issues also.!

Check out the details on these product recalls below!:

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STOK Gas Grills Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Gas Grills

Importer: One World Technologies Inc. of Anderson, S.C.

Hazard: The regulator on the grill can leak propane gas, which can ignite, posing fire and burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of 569 reports of regulators leaking propane gas. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves STOK Island and STOK Quattro gas grills.

Sold at: Home Depot stores nationwide and in Canada and Direct Tools Factory Outlet stores nationwide from March 2011 through February 2012 for between $79 and $350.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled grills and contact One World Technologies for a free replacement gas regulator for the grill.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact One World Technologies toll-free at (800) 867-9624 between 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.stokgrills.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12152.html



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XS Scuba Recalls Miflex High Pressure Diving Hoses Due to Drowning Hazard

Name of Product: Miflex High Pressure Scuba Diving Hoses

Distributor/Importer: XS Scuba, Inc., of Santa Ana, Calif.

Manufacturer: Miflex 2, Villasanta, Italy

Hazard: The diving hose can rupture reducing the available air supply to the diver, posing a drowning hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: XS Scuba has received reports of 189 hose failures. There have been no reports of injuries.

Manufactured in: Italy

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact XS Scuba toll free at (888) 249-5404 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday and, or visit the firm's website at www.xsscuba.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12155.html



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