Consumer product recall

Nomad Battery-Powered Tankless Diving Systems recalled due to drowning hazard

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Summary

Product
BLU3 Nomad Battery-Powered Tankless Diving Systems
Issue
Consumer products - Drowning hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled Nomad battery-powered tankless diving systems and contact BLU3 to schedule a free repair at an approved service center.

Affected products

This recall involves BLU3’s Nomad battery-powered tankless diving systems. The BLU3 logo and Nomad appear in writing on the top handle of the dive system. Consumers can identify whether their Nomad is included in the recall by contacting BLU3 and providing the serial number for their Nomad. The serial number can be found in the compartment behind the battery door. Serial numbers ending with the last four digits between 0000 to 2700 are included in the recall.

Issue

The compressor head of the tankless dive system can fracture while in use resulting in restricted air flow, posing a drowning hazard for divers.

As of December 14, 2022, the company has received no reports of compressor head fractures in Canada, and no reports of injury. In the United States, the company has received 21 reports of divers experiencing restricted air flow and no reports of injury.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Nomad battery-powered tankless diving systems and contact BLU3 to schedule a free repair at an approved service center. 

For more information, consumers can contact BLU3 Inc. by submitting the form online at www.diveblu3.com/recall or by telephone at 1-833-703-5796 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and BLU3.

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.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 20 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 1,300 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from October 2021 to November 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in United States

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Sports and fitness
Companies

Manufacturer

BLU3

Pompano Beach, Florida

USA

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-72370