Lululemon recalls over 300,000 women's tops

Lululemon recalls over 300,000 women's tops

Lululemon, sportswear brand, is recalling nearly 318,000 women's tops after reports came that they caused facial injuries on wearers. As per the reports, seven people were injured due to elastic draw cords.

The elastic drawstrings located in the hood or neck area of the tops have metal of plastic tops either get pulled or caught on something and then get released and hits people in the face or eyes. The tops are being sold online and in stores since 2008.

Between January 2008 and December 2014, 133,000 tops with the cords have been sold in the United States and additional 185,000 in Canada. It has been found that the tops have been sold under different names and colors.

Consumers have been advised not to wear the top. They can even remove the cord on their own or ask the company for a non-elastic cord. People who do not know how to get the cord replaced should follow the instructions.

A spokesman from the company said that no serious injury has been reported and no lawsuit has been filed. "Our 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", said spokesperson.

Lululemon has also voluntarily contract the safety commission and Health Canada. The spokesman said that the recall is not expected to cause any financial damage to the company.