Powercom/Milcom Underwater Wireless Diver Units recalled due to Fire Hazard

Health And Wellness

**** Recall via Health Canada

Powercom/Milcom Underwater Wireless Diver Units recalled due to Fire Hazard

Issue

The battery PCB board can short circuit and ignite when flooded, posing a fire hazard.

 

As of June 29th, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the Unites States, the company has received one report of incident where PCB board in the battery pack shorted and ignited. No injuries were reported.

Affected products

This recall involves the following Powercom/Milcom Underwater wireless diver units:

 

  • Powercom 3000D
  • Powercom 5000D
  • Milcom 6000D

 

The brand name and model number are written on the black diver unit. All serial numbers are included in this recall.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Powercom/Milcom Underwater wireless diver units and contact Ocean Technology Systems (OTS) for a replacement battery. 

For more information, consumers can contact OTS by telephone toll-free at 1-800-550-1984 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. Consumers may also reach the OTS Sales Department by telephone at (714) 754-7848 Ext. 115 or by email, or the OTS Service Department by telephone at (714) 754-7848 Ext. 141 or by email.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Ocean Technology Systems.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

 

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