Lululemon Recalls Hoodies With Elastic Cords Because They Have Reportedly Been Smacking Consumers In The Face
If you're out and about while fully decked out in your favorite Lululemon gear and you're reading this, let me just start off by saying, no, your yoga pants are not see-through (this time). But there's something else you should know: Lululemon has recalled their hoodies with elastic cords sold from 2008 to 2014. These elastic cords often either have a metal or plastic aglet, which have caused minor facial injuries when the cords snapback after getting caught on something or when they are pulled back on accident. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends these elastic cords be replaced by ones that are not stretchy on the account of seven reported cases of injuries to the eye and face. Kind of LOL, but mostly ouch.
Considering Lululemon's last recall was a huge ordeal and cost the brand $67 million in sales, some may find this issue of stretchy drawstrings extremely minor. Nonetheless, Lululemon has established that this is something the brand would like to recall for the safety and comfort of their consumers. Plus, you can probably imagine how scared the brand became from its sheer yoga pants mishap, so naturally Lululemon has decided to stay on the safe side.
In a public statement, the brand shared that their, "main priority is ensuring our product works for our guests, and we believe this is the necessary proactive action. We are committed to making our product right for our guests and regret any inconvenience this may have caused them."
If you've got yourself a Lulu hoodie or a top with an elastic cord that's been hitting you in the face, you can report your faulty athleisure wear here.
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