Aqua Lung recalls buoyancy compensators due to drowning hazard
Date: March 21, 2013
Units: About 110,000
The rubber handles can detach as divers are trying to remove the weight pockets to rise to the surface in an emergency. There have been 236 reports of the incident, though none resulted in injury. The Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators were sold nationwide from September 2008 through September 2012 for between $460 and $700 for the buoyancy compensator with the weight pockets.