Standard Communications GME Accusat EPIRB Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Standard Communications recalls some GME Accusat EPIRBs due to operation failure hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/sbvvb2930 - GMEAccusatEPIRB

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1054163

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following EPIRBs are subject to this recall:

  • Standard Communications’ GME Accusat EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon), model MT400, MT401, MT403, MT403G, MT406G

The EPIRB is a radio beacon device that, when activated, sends a radio signal via satellite or homing frequency to notify of an emergency distress situation. According to the ACCC, due to a microprocessor malfunction, the recalled EPIRB may fail the self test procedure. If this occurs, the EPIRB may not operate in an emergency situation.

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ACCC PRA number: 2013/13882
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2930
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