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The UK’s Office for Product Safety and Standards have announced the recall of a life jacket following concerns over safety.

It says the Northern Diver 275N twin chamber life jacket (model numbers LS600, LS6100, LS6200) has been identified as presenting a high risk of drowning to the wearer.

The office adds that the adult-sized life jacket has not undergone conformity assessment as PPE, it is not CE- or UKCA-marked and there is no Declaration of Conformity as PPE.

Owners of the above product are advised to stop using the life jackets and contact the distributor they purchased it from or contact Northern Diver. You can also visit the Product Safety Alerts, Reports and Recalls page on the GOV.UK website for further information.

You can find guidance on fitting and maintaining your life jacket or buoyancy aid on the Safety pages of the RYA website.

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#Recall - The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that Kannad Marine, the manufacturer of Kannad SAFELINK EPIRBS, have issued a Global Recall Safety Notice for the following affected EPIRB units:

  • EPIRB SAFELINK Manual+ GPS (part no K1202311)
  • EPIRB SAFELINK Auto GPS (part no K1202367)

For further information please see the annex attached to Marine Notice No 2 of 2016, a PDF of which is available to read or download HERE.

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