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Miflex High Pressure Scuba Diving Hose

Starting date:
April 2, 2012
Posting date:
April 2, 2012
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002796

Affected products

Miflex High Pressure Scuba Diving Hose

Product description

This recall involves a black, nylon braided Miflex High Pressure Scuba hose with model numbers MHP06-BK thru MHP48-BK. The hose was sold in lengths of 15.2 centimetres to 121.9 centimetres and a marking of "MFX" can be found on the female fitting end.

These hoses may have been purchased individually or through 3 different kits that include:

  • Deluxe Cylinder Equilizer w/Miflex HP hose (P/N AC366)
  • Miflex Two Gauge Console (HL300/HL300M)
  • Miflex Rebreather Kits

Hazard identified

The ferrule insert at the end of the hose can damage the lining of the hose and cause the hose to rupture resulting in loss of air.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 909 of the recalled Miflex Hoses were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled Miflex Hoses were sold from June 2009 to December 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Italy.

Companies

Manufacturer
Miflex 2 s.r.l.
ITALY
Distributor
XS Scuba Inc.
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the diving hose and contact XS Scuba Inc. for a free replacement.

The company can be contacted at 1-888-249-5404 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT Monday to Friday or visit their website.