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Lululemon Recalls Women's Tops After Wearers Reported Drawstring Injuries

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Lululemon is issuing another product recall, this time not on see-through yoga pants but on over 300,000 hoodies and sweaters with hard-tipped elastic drawstrings, according to CNNThe US Consumer Product Safety Commission says that there were seven reported incidents of injuries to the face and eye as a result of the hard tip of the elastic drawstrings getting pulled and whipping back into the wearer's unprotected face. Accordingly, 300,000 products are being recalled: 133,000 pieces with the elastic drawstrings in the US and 185,000 in Canada.

"Our main priority is ensuring the product works for our guests, and we believe this is the necessary proactive action," a spokeswoman for Lululemon told CNN. "We are committed to making our product right for our guests and regret any inconvenience this may have caused them."

The recalled products include 22 different jackets, pullovers, and wraps, including the brand's Carry and Go Hoodie, Cool Down Jacket, Dance Studio Jacket, Gratitude Wrap, Necessity Jacket, and Proactive Jacket. The CPSC recommends that "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."