Columbia Sportswear Reannounces Its Recall of Batteries Sold With Jackets Due To Fire Hazard
Date: Jan. 9, 2013
Units: 33 jackets (each has two battery packs)
The lithium polymer batteries used to power the jacket’s heating system can overheat. Columbia Sportswear received one report of an overheating battery in Europe. No incidents or injuries were reported in the US.