It features an all-new air cell powered by Aqua Lung's revolutionary i3 technology. The hybrid air cell combines a jacket style with a back inflation unit that completely surrounds the backpack. The front lobes are sleeker and low profile. The Pearl l i3 retains Aqua Lung's most notable BC features such as the integrated sports bra and sure-lock weight system. The Pearl i3 is an Editor's Choice.
I used this only two times. It was washed and cleaned after use and has always been stored inside my closet.
It has NEVER sat outside in the heat or garage. Used once on a warm water dive and once on a cold water dive. This is the BEST style for a new diver.I have had absolutely no issues with this BCD. As with anything I own, it comes from a smoke free home.