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Lululemon recalls 318,000 women's tops due to cord injuries

Lululemon is recalling nearly 318,000 women's tops after seven people have reported being injured by elastic draw cords.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that the cords, which are located in the hood or neck area of the tops and have metal or plastic tips, have been pulled or caught on something then released, hitting people in the face or eyes. Between January 2008 and December 2014, 133,000 tops with these cords have been sold in the United States, plus another 185,000 in Canada. The affected tops were sold under different names, colors, and styles, for $75 to $260 each, NBC News reports.

Consumers are being advised to stop wearing the top, and either remove the cord on their own or ask Lululemon for a non-elastic cord and instructions on how to replace the recalled cord.