RECALL: Heated Jackets for Burn Hazard
Columbia Sportswear is recalling electric heated jackets for burn hazards.
Columbia Sportswear is recalling seven models of of men's and women's 2012 Columbia Omni-Heat electric heated jackets for burn hazards.
The heated inner wrist cuffs can overheat, posing a burn hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. No incidents of the jackets overheating have been reported in the US, however, there has been reports of one incident in Europe and one in Canada.
The following style numbers and names are being recalled:
Circuit Breaker™ II Jacket SM7051
Electro AMP™ Jacket SM7061
Electro™ Interchange Jacket SM7886
Electric Big Game™ Interchange Jacket HM7198
Circuit Breaker™ II Jacket SL7022
Electro AMP™ Jacket SL7021
Electro™ Interchange Jacket SL7885
Consumers should stop using the heated jackets and disconnect both batteries from the electrical connections for a full refund with proof of purchase.
The jackets were sold at Bass Pro Outdoor World, Dick's Sporting Goods and other major retailers and sporting good stores nationwide, and online on Amazon.com and Columbia.com between May 2012 and January 2013.