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

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Product description

Radio beacon that when activated sends a radio signal via satellite or homing frequency to notify of a distress situation.
Identifying features
Model MT400, MT401, MT403, MT403G, MT406G

Other identifying numbers

Model MT400, MT401, MT403, MT403G, MT406G

Why the product is recalled

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

What the hazards are to consumers

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

What consumers should 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 or contact number advised.

Traders who sold this product

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

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Responsible regulator

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

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