Tops with Elastic Draw Cords Recalled by lululemon athletica Due to Injury Hazard

When the elastic draw cord with a hard tip in the hood or around the neck area is pulled or caught on something and released, it can snap back, impact the face area and result in injury.

Recall date: June 25, 2015
Recall number: 15-171
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  • Carry and Go Hoodie

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    Carry and Go Hoodie

  • Cool Down Jacket

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    Cool Down Jacket

  • Cozy Up Jacket

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    Cozy Up Jacket

  • Dance Studio Jacket

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    Dance Studio Jacket

  • Dance Sweat Shirt

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    Dance Sweat Shirt

  • Don’t’ Worry Be Happy Pullover

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    Don’t’ Worry Be Happy Pullover

  • Gratitude Wrap

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    Gratitude Wrap

  • Proactive Jacket

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    Proactive Jacket

  • Refresh Snap Up

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    Refresh Snap Up

  • Run Track N Field Jacket

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    Run Track N Field Jacket

  • Run With It Jacket

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    Run With It Jacket

  • Sanctuary Jacket (Quilted)

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    Sanctuary Jacket (Quilted)

  • Sanctuary Jacket

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    Sanctuary Jacket

  • Savasana Tunic

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    Savasana Tunic

  • Sing, Floss, Travel Jacket

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    Sing, Floss, Travel Jacket

  • Stow ’N Go Jacket

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    Stow ’N Go Jacket

  • Stride Jacket

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    Stride Jacket

  • Summertime Tunic

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    Summertime Tunic

  • Wear With All Jacket

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    Wear With All Jacket

Recall Summary

Name of product:

lululemon women's top

Hazard:

When the elastic draw cord with a hard tip in the hood or around the neck area is pulled or caught on something and released, it can snap back, impact the face area and result in injury.

Consumer Contact:

lululemon toll-free (877) 263-9300 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET on Saturday and Sunday, email lululemon’s Guest Education Centre at gec@lululemon.com or visit www.lululemon.com and click on “Important Safety Notice” for more information.

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Recall Details

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About 133,000 in the United States and 185,000 in Canada

Description

The recalled tops have an elastic draw cord with hard metal or plastic tips in the hood or around the neck area. Recalled tops come in a variety of colors and styles, including Carry and Go Hoodie; Cool Down Jacket; Course-ette Jacket; Cozy Up Jacket; Dance Studio Jacket; Dance Sweat Shirt; Don’t Hurry Be Happy Pullover; Gratitude Wrap; Necessity Jacket; Proactive Jacket; Refresh Snap Up; Run Sun Blocker Pullover; Run Track N Field Jacket; Run With It Jacket; Sanctuary Jacket; Savasana Tunic; Sing, Floss, Travel Jacket; Stow ’N Go Jacket; Stride Jacket; Summertime Tunic; Varsity Hoodie; Victory Jacket and Wear With All Jacket. Each top displays an embroidered or printed lululemon logo; the location of the logo varies with the style of the garment.

Incidents/Injuries

There were seven reported incidents, resulting in seven injuries to the face and eye.

Remedy

Consumers should stop wearing the tops with the elastic draw cord and either remove the draw cord or contact lululemon to request a new, non-elastic draw cord with written instructions on how to replace the draw cord.

Sold at

lululemon stores, online at www.lululemon.com and through select sales partners between January 2008 and December 2014 for $75-260.

Manufacturer(s)

Bangladesh, China, Indonesia and Peru

Importer(s)

lululemon athletica of Vancouver, B.C.

Manufactured in

Bangladesh, China, Indonesia and Peru

  • Carry and Go Hoodie

  • Cool Down Jacket

  • Cozy Up Jacket

  • Dance Studio Jacket

  • Dance Sweat Shirt

  • Don’t’ Worry Be Happy Pullover

  • Gratitude Wrap

  • Proactive Jacket

  • Refresh Snap Up

  • Run Track N Field Jacket

  • Run With It Jacket

  • Sanctuary Jacket (Quilted)

  • Sanctuary Jacket

  • Savasana Tunic

  • Sing, Floss, Travel Jacket

  • Stow ’N Go Jacket

  • Stride Jacket

  • Summertime Tunic

  • Wear With All Jacket