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Columbia Sportswear recalling Omni-Heat jackets

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Columbia Sportswear is recalling seven models of its Omni-Heat electric jackets due to a burn hazard.

The jackets have two battery packs located in inner pouches. The affected jackets include, for men: Circuit Breaker II Jacket, Electro AMP Jacket, Electro Interchange Jacket and Electric Big Game Interchange Jacket; for women: Circuit Breaker II Jacket, Electro AMP Jacket; and Electro Interchange Jacket.

One incident of jacket wrist cuffs overheating was reported in Europe and another in Canada, the commission says. No incidents were reported in the U.S. No injuries were reported.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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