Suunto Tank Transmitters & POD Recall [US & Canada]


Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter packaged in a black cone-shaped plastic case with “SUUNTO, FINLAND” printed on top of the case and a transparent or black plastic base. The Transmitters measure approximately four (4) cm by eight (8) cm and have reference numbers SS019098000 or SS005397000  Suunto Tank POD packaged in a black cone-shaped plastic case with “SUUNTO TANK POD, MADE IN FINLAND” printed on top of the case and a transparent plastic base. The Transmitters measure approximately four (4) cm in diameter and approximately eight (8) cm in length and have a reference number of SS020306000  Please consult the photograph above for details of the product's packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled products are pictured on the Web site above.  ==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.  According to the CPSC, the exterior plastic case of the Wireless Tank Transmitters and Wireless Tank PODs can burst during pre-dive pressure testing, posing an injury hazard. There have been two (2) incidents of the transmitters bursting during dry land pressure testing, including one (1) report of bruising.    If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Wireless Tank Transmitters and Wireless Tank PODs, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return them to a Suunto dealer or Suunto Authorized Service Center for free inspection and repair.  If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Suunto Customer Support toll free at 1-855-258-0900. Alternatively, a list of dealers and authorized service centers can be found at http://www.suunto.com/dealer-locator. You can also use the free Suunto Online Service Request at http://www.suunto.com/servicerequest to schedule a picked up from your home or office.  Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC") and Health Canada ("HCSC").Suunto recalls an estimated 39,500 Wireless Tank Transmitters and Tank PODs due to possibly bursting and consequential risk of injury. CPSC: http://ht.ly/PR0N30fOoLo; HCSC: http://ht.ly/Gb7830fOoWN

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Suunto-Recalls-Wireless-Tank-Transmitter-and-Tank-POD

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/64372r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Tank PODs, as follows:

  • Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters, packaged in a black cone-shaped plastic case with “SUUNTO, FINLAND” printed on top of the case and a transparent or black plastic base. The Transmitters measure approximately four (4) cm by eight (8) cm and have reference numbers SS019098000 or SS005397000
  • Suunto Tank PODs, packaged in a black cone-shaped plastic case with “SUUNTO TANK POD, MADE IN FINLAND” printed on top of the case and a transparent plastic base. The PODs measure approximately four (4) cm in diameter and approximately eight (8) cm in length and have a reference number of SS020306000

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled products are pictured on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the exterior plastic case of the Wireless Tank Transmitters and Wireless Tank PODs can burst during pre-dive pressure testing, posing an injury hazard. There have been two (2) incidents of the transmitters bursting during dry land pressure testing, including one (1) report of bruising.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Wireless Tank Transmitters and Wireless Tank PODs, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return them to a Suunto dealer or Suunto Authorized Service Center for free inspection and repair.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Suunto Customer Support toll free at 1-855-258-0900. Alternatively, a list of dealers and authorized service centers can be found at http://www.suunto.com/dealer-locator. You can also use the free Suunto Online Service Request at http://www.suunto.com/servicerequest to schedule a picked up from your home or office.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-003
HCSC ID number: RA-64372
Recalls Direct RIN: 9306-2017
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