Ortovox Avalanche Transceiver Recall [US & Canada]

Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Ortovox branded Avalanche Transceiver Recall [US & Canada]Deuter USA, a Longmont, Colorado establishment, recalls an estimated 27,000 of Ortovox branded Avalanche Transceivers due to suspected software malfunction and consequential risk of operational failure, inability to transmit location of lost and/or injured explorers, delays in search and rescue operations and worsening of dangerous and/or life-threatening situations, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/bNE930kTSod; HCSC: http://ht.ly/KLzM30kTS3s

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/ORTOVOX-Recalls-Avalanche-Transceivers-Due-to-Loss-of-Emergency-Communications-Capability

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67120r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Ortovox branded Avalanche Transceivers, specifically Model numbers 1137000006 (shown above and sold in a black/blue color scheme), Model number 1137000001 (sold in a black/black color scheme) and Model number 1137000002 (sold in a neon green color scheme).

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