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Snorkels sold at Costco are being recalled due to drowning hazard

Snorkels Recalled due to Drowning HazardHuish Outdoors is recalling about 76,000 Oceanic Adult Dry Top Snorkels.

The bottom purge valve on the recalled snorkels can leak, allowing unexpected water entry, posing a drowning hazard.

Oceanic has received 13 reports of the snorkels leaking. One injury, involving minor cuts to a consumer who tripped after a snorkel leaked, has been reported.

This recall involves Oceanic Adult Dry Top Snorkels. The recalled snorkels are white and gray with a blue plastic housing around an oval shaped, clear rubber bottom purge valve and a blue dry splash guard located at the top of the snorkel.

The snorkel measures about 16.5 inches tall.

Oceanic Adult Dry Top Snorkels with the following four-digit batch numbers are included in this recall: 2038, 2039, 2040, 2041, 2042, 2043, 2044, 2045, 2046, 2047, 2048, 2049, 2050, 2051, 2102, 2103, 2104, 2105, 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109, 2110, 2111, 2112, 2113, 2114, and 2115. The batch numbers can be found above the flexible gray tubing. 

The snorkels were sold only at Costco nationwide and online at www.costco.com from February 2021 through July 2021. The cost was about $40.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snorkels and follow the instructions online at www.oceanicsnorkel.com to destroy the product and register for a free replacement snorkel, with shipping included, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise.

For more information, call Huish Outdoors at 833-493-1029 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or visit www.oceanicworldwide.com and click on “Quality Alerts.”

For details on other recalls, see www.recalls.gov.

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