Coast Guard warns of potentially dangerous distress signal

Coast Guard warns of potentially dangerous distress signal
The Coast Guard has withdrawn the Certificate of Approval (160.037/23/0) for NAMMO LIAB AB Orange Hand Smoke Distress Signal, and the approval status of this certificate is now marked as “Former- Do Not Use.”  This action was taken because the chemical makeup of the signal was changed in October 2013 without Coast Guard approval and the signal that was manufactured is at risk of spontaneous combustion...