Garmin Quatix Marine Watch Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Garmin recalls some Quatix Marine Watches due to skin irritation, burn hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/nu3hV

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1049939

Additional information:2331 - GarminQuatixMarineWatches
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the Garmin Quatix Watch is a marine watch that is equipped with GPS-assisted functions that provide the user with a range of marine navigation features.

According to the ACCC, the following Watch is subject to this recall:

  • Garmin Quatix Watch, part number: 010-01040-52

The ACCC says that due to manufacturing problem, some Quatix Watches may under certain circumstances cause a skin irritation or burn on the user’s wrist at the location of the charge connectors on the back of the Watch. The wearer may at first feel a tingling sensation on the wrist. If the Watch is worn for an extended period of time, it may cause a small skin burn at the location of the charge connectors on the back of the Watch.

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ACCC PRA number: 2013/13672
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2331
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