The SCORKL is a safe, reliable product that has been tested and certified to the highest applicable international SCUBA performance and manufacturing quality standards. Further detail is provided below:
The SCORKL is Category III Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and has been certified under PPE Regulation (EU)2016/425 Module B and Module D.
The harmonised standard used for testing was EN 250:2014.
NOTE:Only elements of EN 250:2014 were applied.
The SCORKL is not certified to EN 250:2014.
- The standard EN250:2014 defines requirements, testing, markings and minimum performance standards for "Open-circuit self-contained compressed air diving apparatus".
- The SCORKL is not certifiedto EN 250:2014 because the SCORKL is certified for use to 6m depth, at temperatures higher than 15°C, whereas EN 250:2014 tests to 40m depth at 10°C.
The risk against which the SCORKL is designed to protect against is drowning.
EU declaration of conformity can be accessed here.
Notified body involved in PPE conformity assessment: SGS Fimko Oy (Notified Body: 0598), P.O. Box 30 (Särkiniementie3), 00211 Helsinki, Finland.
CE marking is a certification mark that indicates conformity with health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Economic Area (EEA). The CE marking is also found on products sold outside the EEA that have been manufactured to EEA standards.
CE marking is a declaration by the manufacturer that the product meets all the appropriate provisions of the relevant legislation implementing certain European Directives.
CE marking gives companies easier access into the European market to sell their products without adaptation or rechecking. The initials "CE" do not stand for any specific words but are a declaration by the manufacturer that his product meets the requirements of the applicable European Directive(s).
The directives cover a very wide range of product areas including toys, medical devices and pressure equipment. Their primary objective is to ensure that the products are well designed, and safe for the user.
Module B (mentioned in point #1 above) covers the product’s design phase.
Module D (mentioned in point #1 above) covers the examination of the conformity to type based on quality assurance of the production process(manufacturing and assessment of the end-product).
The SCORKL is a safe and reliable product however it is important to realise that the SCORKL is not a toy. It is a highly engineered piece of equipment that needs to be used appropriately and cared for. There are potentially life-threatening risks associated with using the SCORKL, and breathing underwater, that you need to be aware of and take steps to avoid.
Do NOT use SCORKL products without reading and understanding the risks and necessary precautions and safe methods of use as provided in the product User Manuals.
This Safety Video is NOT a substitute for the product User Manuals. It is just a complementary visual guide to some of the key topics.
Being an innovative new product, the SCORKL has unfortunately attracted unwanted attention amongst copycats and scammers online. Some of our potential customers have unfortunately fallen prey to fake websites that pretend to sell the SCORKL, but that actually don’t.
If you have purchased a SCORKL from our website you would have received a confirmation email from email@example.com immediately after your purchase, a Tracking Email from firstname.lastname@example.org within 10 days, and your order itself within 10 - 20 days.
If you have doubts as to the legitimacy of your purchase, follow these steps to confirm:
Did you order on https://scorkl.com/? If not, you have unfortunately NOT purchased a SCORKLIf you are unsure where you purchased online, check to see if you confirmation or tracking emails were sent from email@example.com. If they were not sent from firstname.lastname@example.org, you have unfortunately NOT purchased a SCORKLIf you made your purchase more than 20 days ago and have not received a Tracking Email from email@example.com or your items already, there is a high likelihood that you unfortunately did NOT purchase a SCORKL
Please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like us to confirm whether or not we have an order for you.
If after following the steps above you establish that you have not purchased a SCORKL, we recommend that you contact your credit card provider or bank immediately to try to recover the purchase price by reporting a fraudulent transaction.