One further manufacturing quarter included in 150N and 175N lifejacket recall
Safety equipment manufacturer, Seago has extended its lifejacket recall, first reported in PBO and on this website in May this year.
The company has released a statement saying that some Seago 150 and 175 Newton Lifejackets, including Junior Lifejackets, may have a defect which could result in serious injury.
The earlier recall in May stated that only lifejackets manufactured in the final quarter of 2005 (IV/05), all four quarters of 2006 (I/06, II/06, III/06, IV/06) and the first quarter of 2007 (I/07) needed to be returned.
This range has expanded to include the second quarter of 2007 (II/07) as well.
The lifejackets are marked with a manufacture date in roman numerals as shown in the picture above.
If you own a Seago 150 or 175 Newton Lifejackets, including Junior Lifejackets, then please check the manufacture date. The lifejackets in question were sold in chandlery shops, marine retail outlets & marine web sites throughout the United Kingdom.
If you have an affected lifejacket then PLEASE STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY. Please remove the gas cylinder manually from the inflation system and return the lifejacket only to Seago Yachting Ltd, Mullany Business Park, Golden Cross, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3RP for testing, along with your full contact details. Any faulty jackets will be replaced. Jackets which are tested and found not to be faulty will be returned.
If you have any queries then please do not hesitate to contact Seago Yachting Ltd on 01825 873632.