Chart plotter for recreational crafts

Recall published
2008-01-21
Brand
  • Garmin GPSMAP 500-series
Product title
Chart plotter for recreational crafts
Product description
The product is a chart plotter for recreational crafts. NMEA device(s) can be interfaced.
Risk
The products pose a risk of injuries because they may provide incorrect position information to the user or to interfaced NMEA device(s) in some circumstances. When this happens: 1. a navigation error may result, 2. interfaced NMEA device(s) would not receive correct position information, 3. autopilots utilizing the GPS outputs may navigate to unintended locations.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Model no 520
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530
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Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Taiwan
RAPEX Reference
0127/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Sweden

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