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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:

MEN’S

Circuit Breaker™ II Jacket                        SM7051     

Electro AMP™ Jacket                                SM7061     

Electro™ Interchange Jacket                     SM7886     

Electric Big Game™ Interchange Jacket   HM7198                                           

WOMEN’S

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.

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