Columbia’s Omni-Heat battery-powered jacket a fire hazard

Faulty Omni-Heat Electric jacket battery pack

  A cell defect on the battery pack, which causes overheating and pose a fire hazard, was found on three Omni-Heat™ Electric jacket styles: Omni-Heat™ Electric Wader Widgeon, Omni-Heat™ Electric Big Game and Omni-Heat™ Gale Warning Interchange. Two battery packs were included with each of the jackets. Columbia voluntarily conducted the product recall in cooperation with [...]