Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Product safety warning for diving hoses

Product safety warning for diving hoses

Divers are being urged to immediately stop using Miflex High Pressure Diving Hoses.

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs says this product has been recalled in North America due to the risk of the hose rupturing, leaving the diver without air supply and at risk of drowning.

The hoses are primarily sold as individual replacement gauge hoses. They may also go by the brands Cascade Hoses, Deluxe Cylinder Equalizer (P/N AC366), Miflex Two Gauge Console (HL300/HL300M) and Miflex Rebreather Kits.

The recall has been initiated by the United States supplier of the Italian-made products. Their website has further details: http://www.xsscuba.com/miflex-safety-recall.html.

Initial investigations by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs have determined that the equipment has been bought through overseas websites and imported into New Zealand.

If you own one of the affected hoses, stop using it immediately and contact your supplier.

Images can be found on the United States’ Consumer Product Safety Commission website: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12155.html.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 


Bell Gully: Uncertainty Ahead With New Unconscionable Conduct Legislation

new prohibition against ‘unconscionable conduct’ in trade is one of a number of changes to the Fair Trading Act 1986 that come into force from 16 August 2022. The new prohibition may have wide-ranging implications for many businesses... More>>


Statistics: Food Prices Increase 7.4 Percent Annually
Food prices were 7.4 percent higher in July 2022 compared with July 2021, Stats NZ said today... More>>



REINZ: Market Activity And Prices Continue To Ease, First Home Buyers Start To Return To The Market

New Zealand’s winter property market continues its recent trend, slowing from the pace of sales and price rises of last year — properties stay on the market longer and median prices dip... More>>



Kiwi Group Holdings: Fisher Funds Acquires Kiwi Wealth Business

Kiwi Group Holdings Limited (KGHL) today announced the sale of Kiwi Wealth to Fisher Funds for NZ$310 million... More>>



Retail NZ: Welcomes Return Of Cruise Ships

“Cruise visitors were big spenders in retail prior to COVID-19, and retailers in Auckland will be celebrating the arrival of P&O’s Pacific Explorer this morning... More>>



ASB: Full Year Results: Building Resilience Today And For Our Future

In its 175th year, ASB has reported a cash net profit after tax of $1,418 million for the 12 months to 30 June 2022, an increase of $122 million or 9% on the prior year... More>>