Standard Communications Pty Ltd (GME)—GME Accusat EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon)

Identifying features

Model MT400, MT401, MT403, MT403G, MT406G

What are the defects?

Due to a microprocessor malfunction, the EPIRB may fail the self test procedure.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, the EPIRB may not operate in an emergency situation.

What should consumers do?

Perform a test of the unit as indicated on the unit itself in an open area. If the unit does not perform the test function, consumers should contact GME on our hotline mtfail@gme.net.au or contact number advised.

Traders who sold this product

Various marine chandleries and national marine retail chains, such as Whitworths, Bias and BCF.

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 January 2005 - 30 June 2010

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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