“An O-ring in the high pressure air connector can fail and leak air, causing a continuous but slow loss of breathing gas, which could require a diver to surface quickly, posing a drowning hazard to divers.”
To this date, there have been no reports of injury in connection with this recall.
View a list of recalled devices and corresponding photos.
Consumers are advised to stop using the recalled devices and to promptly return them to any authorized Mares diving shop for a free replacement O-ring connector.
Consumers were also advised that some O-rings have already been replaced. This recall, however, involves replacing the metal quick connector fitting.
Contact Mares toll-free at (800) 874-3236 or visit www.mares.com (PDF).