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Cressi-Sub USA Recalls Scuba Diver Buoyancy Compensator Devices Due to Drowning Hazard


Scuba Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs) with LP inflator hose


Defective metal fittings on the inflator hose can cause an airflow restriction and failure to inflate, or improper inflation of the BCD, posing a drowning hazard to the user.

Brand Name:


Company Name:

Cressi-sub USA Inc.

Company Announcement:

October 13, 2022

Company Announcement


This recall involves Scuba Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs) with LP inflator hoses. The LP inflator hoses attach to the regulator first stage of the BCD. The following Cressi base models, as identified on the label stitched to the pocket on the BCDs, are included in the recall: Patrol (IC74160), Quartz (JIC74190), Start (IC72170), Start Pro (IC72190), Aquaride (IC74080), Travel Light (IC7406), Commander Evolution (IC771000), and Scorpion (IC77000). Only inflator hoses with serial numbers 007/22, 019/22 or 035/22 stamped into the metal fitting that attaches to the BCDs are included in the recall.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scuba BCDs and contact Cressi-sub to receive a free replacement hose with installation instructions including a pre-paid mailing label for returning the recalled hoses. The firm is contacting all known purchasers regarding the recall.


None reported

Sold At:

Cressi authorized dealers nationwide from March 2022 through August 2022 for between $250 and $1,200 for the fully assembled BCD.


Cressi-sub USA Inc., of Saddle Brook, New Jersey

Manufactured In:

Hungary (BCD)/Italy (IP inflator hose)

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