Columbia Sportswear Recalls Seven Models of Heated Jackets Due To Burn Hazard

The wrist cuff on seven models of men's and women's 2012 Columbia Omni-Heat jackets can overheat.

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  • Circuit Breaker™ II Jacket (SM7051)

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    Circuit Breaker™ II Jacket (SM7051)

  • Electro AMP™ Jacket (SM7061)

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    Electro AMP™ Jacket (SM7061)

  • Electro™ Interchange Jacket (SM7886)

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    Electro™ Interchange Jacket (SM7886)

  • Electric Big Game™ Interchange Jacket (HM7198)

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    Electric Big Game™ Interchange Jacket (HM7198)

  • Circuit Breaker™ II Jacket (SL7022)

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    Circuit Breaker™ II Jacket (SL7022)

  • Electro AMP™ Jacket (SL7021)

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    Electro AMP™ Jacket (SL7021)

  • Electro™ Interchange Jacket (SL7885)

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    Electro™ Interchange Jacket (SL7885)

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Men's and Women's Heated Jackets

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The heated inner wrist cuff can overheat, posing a burn hazard.

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Columbia Sportswear Company toll-free at (866) 201-9073 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET. Monday through Friday, or online at www.Columbia.com, click on Recall Information at the bottom of the page, then select 2012 Heated Jacket Recall.

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http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/16903r-eng.php.
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About 9,600 in the U.S. and 640 in Canada

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This recall involves seven models of men’s and women’s 2012 Columbia Omni-Heat™ electric heated jackets. They are polyester and have the Columbia name printed on the front upper left side. The jackets have two battery packs located in inner pouches.  Jackets with the following names and style numbers 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

 

The style number can be found on both the large white care label and the small white security tag sewn into the left inside seam of the jacket.

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No incidents of jacket wrist cuffs overheating were reported in the U.S. The firm received reports of one incident in Europe and one in Canada. No injuries were reported.

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Consumers should immediately stop using the heated jackets and check the style number to determine if they are part of the recall. Those with recalled jackets should disconnect both batteries from the electrical connections inside the battery pouches and contact Columbia Sportswear for a full refund with proof of purchase. Without proof of purchase, the following refund prices will apply:

 

Men's and Women's Circuit Breaker™ II Jacket $275

Men's and Women's Electro AMP™ Jacket $250

Men's and Women's Electro™ Interchange Jacket $300

Men's Electric Big Game™ Interchange $300

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Bass Pro Outdoor World, Dick’s Sporting Goods and other major retailers and sporting or outdoor stores nationwide; and online at Amazon.com and Columbia.com from May 2012 to January 2013 for between $250 and $1,200. 

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Columbia Sportswear Company, of Portland, Ore.

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Firm’s Media Contact

(503) 985-4584

  • 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)