The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Columbia Sportswear Company, today announced a domestic Omni-Heat ? can be a voluntary recall of rechargeable lithium batteries.
The recalled product is the jacket heating system battery power. Omni-Heat ? Electric jacket styles including: Omni-Heat ? Electric Wader Widgeon, Omni-Heat ? Electric Big Game and the Omni-Heat ? Gale Warning Interchange. Battery pack is black, 3.25 inches long, 2.3 inches wide, 0.7 inches high; at the top labeled “Columbia”, marked with the “OMNI-HEAT ?”. “Part: 054978-001″ printed on the side of the label. Which jacket from July 2011 to September in the U.S. and Colombian online retailers selling outdoor sporting goods stores, priced at about $ 900 to $ 1,200. Single cell in Colombia online retail price of 79 dollars.
The number of recalled products is about $ 440 (220 jackets, each jacket has two battery cells). Reason for the recall, which batteries can overheat, posing a fire. Up to now, Columbia Sportswear Company has been an up and overheating of the battery from the French report, U.S. no accident report.
To this end, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends consumers should immediately remove the battery from the battery pack and contact Columbia Sportswear Company for free replacement.