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Mustang Survival Hydrostatic Inflation technology (HIT) Inflatable Personal Flotation Device

Starting date:
September 25, 2012
Posting date:
September 25, 2012
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-14900

Affected products

Mustang Survival Hydrostatic Inflation technology (HIT) Inflatable Personal Flotation Device

Product description

This recall involves the following Mustang Survival products:

  • MA7214 HIT Inflatable re-arm kit
  • MD3153 Deluxe Inflatable PDF with HIT
  • MD3154 Deluxe Inflatable PFD with HIT (with harness)
  • MD3157 Deluxe Inflatable Life Jacket with HIT

Hazard identified

The automatic/manual gas inflation system may not activate as intended, causing a partial or non-inflation resulting in a possible drowning hazard.

Neither Mustang Survival nor Health Canada have received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 841 of the recalled products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2012 to August 2012.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Manufacturer
Mustang Survival
Burnaby
British Columbia
CANADA
Distributor
Mustang Survival
Burnaby
British Columbia
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the PFD and review the instructions stated by Mustang Survival on the firm's Web site.

For more information, consumers may call Mustang Survival customer service at 1-800-526-0532, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PST.