Woops! Attention lululollies! A voluntary recall is in effect for those loveable reuseable bags they call “shoppers”. Looks like “Do One Thing A Day That Scares You” includes carrying around lead-laden tote bags touting cheeky words of inspiration. (note: reportedly, right now it is an environmental hazard rather than a direct health risk)
Apparently, something went awry with one of the manufacturers of the bags, whose name is not mentioned, but rest assured CEO Christine Day is on the case.
“We choose our partners carefully and the manufacturer of the shoppers is known for its green practices, and is co-operating fully with our review,” Day said in a news release.
“While we conduct that review, we believe that from a long-term environmental perspective it is better to stop distributing these bags. Our guests will be provided with shoppers from other manufacturers that do not raise potential environmental concerns.”
The discontinued bags were distributed between Nov. 1, 2009 and Dec. 18, 2010.
Here’s a first draft list of the lead-y bags:
- Ambassador Shopper — Small (English and French)
- Ambassador Shopper — Large (English and French)
- ivivva athletica shopper
- Red Manifesto Shopper – Small
- Red Manifesto Shopper – Large
The bags distributed online were:
- E-commerce Shopper – Small
- E-commerce Shopper – Large
We’re promised a full list will be out shortly. You can return your bag to any retail store, or call 1-877-263-9300 ext. 2 for lululemon crisis tact force.