PIEPS DSP Pro, DSP Pro Ice, and DSP Sport Avalanche Transceivers

Código SIAR: 31579
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Black-Diamond-Recalls-PIEPS-DSP-Avalanche-Transceivers-Due-to-Risk-of-Loss-of-Emergency-Communications-One-Death-Reported
Fecha de Publicación: 12 abr, 2021
País de Origen del Producto: Austria
Unidades: About 66,100 (In addition, about 12,500 were sold in Canada)
Fabricante: Pieps GMBH, of Austria
Distribuidor: Liberty Mountain, Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI), and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide, and online at www.backcountry.com from January 2013 through November 2020 for between $300 and $450.
Descripción del Defecto: This recall involves all PIEPS DSP Pro, DSP Pro Ice, and DSP Sport Avalanche Transceivers. The transceivers are worn by skiers so they can be located if they are buried in an avalanche. The units were sold in one size with an LCD display, a slider switch with Off/Search/Send, and are powered by a battery. The devices have a green/yellow, black/yellow, or clear/yellow exterior. The transceivers come with a black neoprene carrying case. The manufacturer's name, PIEPS, is printed in black letters on the front of the unit with the model name DSP Pro, DSP Pro Ice, and DSP Sport. The recall includes PIEPS DSP Sport Avalanche Transceiver MODEL NO. PP1128040000ALL1; PIEPS DSP Pro Avalanche Transceiver MODEL NO. PP1127710000ALL1; and PIEPS DSP Pro Ice Avalanche Transceiver MODEL NO. PP1127700000ALL1. The model name DSP02 can be found on the inside of the battery door, and the model number can be found on the outside of the packaging.
Accidentes Reportados: Black Diamond has received 65 reports of the transceiver modes switching unexpectedly while in use. One death and one instance of a skier getting caught in an avalanche who suffered a broken arm and minor injuries were both reported in British Columbia.
Recomendaciones / Advertencias: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled avalanche transceivers and contact Black Diamond for a free replacement hardcase carrying system and user guide to be used with the recalled transceivers.
Información Adicional: Black Diamond at 866-306-0865 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at dsprecall@bdel.com, online at www.blackdiamondequipment.com and click on "Safety Recall" located at the top of the webpage or https://www.blackdiamondequipment.com/en_US/content/dsp-recall/ for more information.