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Technosport recalls Omersub scuba mask due to glass lenses which can shatter

MEDIA RELEASE

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Recall Summary

Name of product:
Omersub Zero Cube scuba diving mask

Hazard:
Non-conforming glass was used for the lens, which can shatter during normal use, posing an injury hazard.

Consumer Contact:
Technosport at (800) 853-1911 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at info@technosportinc.com or online at www.omerdiving.com and click on “click here for Technosport Recalls” at the bottom of the homepage for more information.

Recall Details

Units
About 2,600

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Description
The diving mask is designed to cover the eyes and nose. The mask and strap are made with soft black rubber, with hard rubber around the two glass lenses. “O.M.E.R.” appears on the forehead area of the mask in raised letters. The UPS Code 801 773 612 2298 and Omersub MFG Part #603NCF appear on the original packaging.

Incidents/Injuries
Twelve incidents have been reported to the firm in which the lens has shattered. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy
Consumers should immediately stop using the mask and contact Technosport for a replacement mask.

Sold at
Technosport Inc. and local diving equipment retailers, and online at amazon.com and www.omerdiving.com from April 2012 through June 2015 for about $80.

Importer(s)
Technosport Inc., of Virginia Beach, Va.

Manufactured in
China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

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To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @OnSafety or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

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