Recall: Mangueiras de alta pressão da A-Plus Marine

Name of Product: High-pressure scuba diving air hoses

Units: About 40

Importer: A-Plus Marine Supply, Inc., of Gulf Breeze, Fla.

Hazard: The diving hose that connects the regulator to the  tank”s pressure gauge can separate reducing the available air supply to  the diver, posing a drowning hazard.

Incidents / Injuries: A-Plus has received three reports of hoses separating. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled air hoses are high-pressure scuba  air hoses with a black, smooth rubber outer covering. They are about  half a centimeter in diameter and 32 or 36 inches long. These hoses  connect the regulator to the tank pressure gauge. The phrase “Scuba  Diving High Pressure hose I.D. 3/16″ (4.76 mm) W.P. 5000 PSI Exceeds SAE  100RT braid with Kevlar fiber from Dupont” is printed in white  lettering on the hose”s outer covering. The hoses have metal fittings on  each end. “CE EN 250 230” is stamped on the female side of the fitting  and “12Q1” on the male side.

Sold at: Scuba diving retailers nationwide from April 2012 through June 2012 for about $34.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the hoses and contact A-Plus Marine for a free replacement hose.

Consumer Contact: A-Plus Marine; at (800) 352-2360, from 9  a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at and click on the recall notice on High Pressure  Braided Hose Safety Recall. Consumers can also send an email to for more information.



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