SAFETY ALERT- TECHNICAL No.18
LIFEJACKET RECALL NOTICE
Important Safety Warning
Seago 150 and 175 Newton Lifejackets including Junior Lifejackets Updated Safety Notice – Additional Information
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The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has become aware that some Seago 150 and 175 lifejackets including Junior lifejackets may have a defect which could result in serious injury.
This led to a number of lifejackets being recalled in May 2008.
Seago Yachting is extending the recall of Seago 150 & 175 Newton and Junior lifejackets to include the manufacturing quarter of II/07. The lifejackets affected by both recalls all bear the following marks:
IV/05, I/06, II/06, III/06, IV/06, I/07 and II/07
The lifejackets are marked with the manufacturing date on the reverse of the white labels found sewn into the lifejacket below the inflation system.
If you own a Seago 150 or 175 Newton or Junior lifejacket then please check the manufacturing date as described above.
The lifejackets were sold in chandlery shops, marine retail outlets and marine websites throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.
If you have an affected lifejacket then
PLEASE STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY.
Please remove the gas cylinder from the inflation system and return the lifejacket only to:
Seago Yachting Ltd,
Mullany Business Park,
The jackets will be tested and serviced any faulty jackets will be replaced.
If you have any queries please contact Seago on 01825 873632.