Recall: lululemon women's top
On 2015-06-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding lululemon women's top due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2008 for about $75 to $260.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Lululemon athletica of Vancouver tops recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Clothing (Adults) category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 500,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 263-9300
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What is the problem?
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.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/53603r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at lululemon stores, online at www.lululemon.com and through select sales partners between January 2008 and December 2014 for $75-260.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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.
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 email@example.com or visit www.lululemon.com and click on "Important Safety Notice" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There were seven reported incidents, resulting in seven injuries to the face and eye.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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