Suunto tank pressure transmitters recalled

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The Canadian and American governments  have issued a recall for a Suunto-built wireless tank pressure transmitter. The wireless tank pressure transmitter and Suunto tank POD have failed during regular dry land pressure testing. There is a risk of injury if it bursts.

There have been no reports in Canada and the U.S. and no reports of injuries as of Oct. 3. Internationally the company has received two reports of incidents of transmitters bursting during dry land pressure testing. One involved bruising.

About 4,028 units of the product were sold in Canada, while and approximately 35,500 were sold in the U.S. The recalled products were sold from October 2003 to June 2017.

The Suunto wireless tank pressure transmitter has a black cone-shaped plastic case with SUUNTO, FINLAND printed on top of the case. The old model has a black plastic base and the new model has a transparent plastic base with an LED light. The Suunto tank POD has a black cone-shaped plastic case with SUUNTO TANK POD, MADE IN FINLAND printed in grey on the case and a transparent plastic base.

Suunto Customer Support toll free at 855-258-0900, anytime or online at http://www.suunto.com/.

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