BRP recalls Can Am and Ski-Doo heated gloves

Publish Date: 
Feb 27, 2014

STURTEVANT, Wis. - BRP is recalling Ski-Doo ad Can Am heated gloves because the gloves’ lithium-ion rechargeable battery pack can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

The gloves were made in China and sold at BRP authorized dealerships nationwide and via BRP’s website from August 2013 through February 2014. 

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.

BRP has received three reports of batteries overheating while charging, two in Canada and one in United States. In two reports, there was minor property damage. No injuries were reported, according to the recall notice posted by the CPSC.

Consumers are advised to 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 of the paid price up to $199.99 plus taxes. Customers can keep the gloves. A full reimbursement of the paid price up to $49.99 plus taxes will be offered for the return of additional two battery packs.

Posted by Holly Wagner