BRP Recalls Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Batteries and Heated Gloves

Can-Am heated gloves with lithium-ion rechargeable batteries
February 26, 2014

Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) is recalling approximately 1,650 Ski-Doo and Can-Am heated gloves, along with their replacement lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. The battery pack can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

The recalled gloves are only available in black and are sold with two lithium-ion rechargeable batteries and a charger. The gloves have either 'ski-doo' or 'can-am' on the pointer finger and on the wrist band of each glove. Both gloves come in size XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL. The battery pack is located on the zipped pouch on the wrist of each glove. The recalled product codes can be found on the label sewn inside of the gloves. Recalled product codes are 446247 for the Can-Am heated gloves, 446248 for the Ski-Doo heated gloves and 4880580001 for the two Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries that are sold separately.

The heated gloves and lithium-ion batteries were sold nationwide and online from August 2013 through February 2014.

Consumers should immediately disconnect all battery packs from the electrical connections and remove the battery. Avoid charging the battery packs and contact an authorized dealership or BRP directly for a full refund. Customers can keep the gloves.

A full reimbursement of the paid price up to $199.99 plus taxes will be offered for a returned charger and the 2 battery packs. A full reimbursement of the paid price up to $49.99 plus taxes will be offered for the return of additional 2 battery packs.

For more on this recall, contact Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) toll-free at 888-638-5397.

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