Arena Swim Snorkel Pro II and Swim Snorkel II recalled due to choking hazard
- Starting date:
- September 4, 2020
- Posting date:
- September 4, 2020
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Arena Swim Snorkel Pro II and Swim Snorkel II.
The swim snorkels can release excess material from inside the tube or mouth piece during usage, posing a choking hazard.
What to do:
Consumers should immediately stop using the affected snorkels and contact the manufacturer for a free replacement tube or mouth piece.
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), PROFECO and Arena Italia S.p.A.
Arena Swim Snorkel Pro II and Swim Snorkel II
This recall involves the Arena Swim Snorkel Pro II (style 001369) and Swim Snorkel II (style 001970). Both styles are produced in three different colours. The pink style of the Swim Snorkel II with a clear mouth piece is not included in this recall. Both styles have the "arena" logo printed on the top of the tube. The style code and production date is printed on the tube above the mouth piece along with EN 1972 Class A and Made in China. The snorkels were produced between February 2018 (02/18) and May 2020 (05/20).
|Arena Swim Snorkel Pro II||Black||001969-501|
|Swim Snorkel II||Black||001970-501|
The Arena Swim Snorkel Pro II has excess material inside the tube (burr) and the Swim Snorkel II has excess material inside the mouthpiece that could detach from the inner side of the tube during usage, posing a choking hazard.
As of July 7, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada and Mexico. In the United States, the company has received 1 report of a small piece being ingested, and no reports of injuries.
The company reported that 3510 units of the affected products were sold in Canada, 3346 were sold in the United States and 3100 were sold in Mexico.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from February 2018 to May 2020.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China
Arena Italia S.p.A
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the affected snorkels and contact Arena Italia S.p.A for a free replacement tube or mouth piece.
For additional information, consumers may visit the Arena Italia S.p.A recall website to order the replacement part. Consumers may also send an email.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.
Consumers may also view the release by Mexico's Consumer Protection Federal Agency (PROFECO) on the Agency's website (in Spanish only).
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.