April 18, 2001Atomic Aquatics Recalls Scuba
Beach, CA (SafetyAlerts) - Atomic
Aquatics Inc. is recalling about 3,000 scuba regulators. The regulator's first
stage spring can break causing restricted airflow, posing a drowning hazard to consumers
according to a press release issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today.
Atomic Aquatics has received 14 reports of regulator springs breaking, four of which
occurred while the scuba equipment was in use. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled regulators have a black body with either a gray, blue, red or yellow
faceplate. Printed on the faceplate of the regulator are the words, "Atomic
Aquatics"; the model name, "Titanium"; and the model number, T1, T1x, B1 or
The regulators were manufactured between May 1999 and October 1999, and have serial
numbers that range from A07751 to A11276. The serial numbers can be found on a label
beneath the rubber mouthpiece.
Specialty dive equipment stores nationwide sold the regulators from May 1999 through
February 2000 for between $450 and $1,600.
Consumers should stop using these regulators immediately and return them to Atomic
Aquatics or an authorized Atomic Aquatics dealer for repair. For more information, call
Atomic Aquatics toll-free at (888) 270-8595 anytime.
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