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Patagonia R3® Yulex® Insertable Hood

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The simplest way to add a hood in colder conditions, the R3® Yulex® Insertable Hood fits seamlessly into a wetsuit collar to prevent water entry. Made of 85% Yulex natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Suggested water temperatures: 48–55° F/9–13° C.

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The first storms of the season are always welcome in the Pacific Northwest, but the same weather that wakes up the points also brings cold rain and howling wind. Made from flexible 3mm 85% natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content, our new R3® Yulex® Insertable Hood offers supplemental warmth for your head and neck, keeping you comfortable in colder conditions without stepping up to a winter suit. Lined with warm, fast-drying 95% polyester (51% recycled)/5% spandex inverted microgrid, the contoured 3-panel construction conforms to the head for comfort while an adjustable cord provides a snug fit around the face. The 1.5mm neck bib tucks into your suit to prevent flushing, and the Supratex brim shields your face from rain or sun. Seams are internally taped to prevent leakage. The natural rubber content is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Suggested water temperatures: 48–55º F/9–13º C.
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  • Made with neoprene-free 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber (by polymer content) that meets our rigorous standards for performance, durability, warmth and sustainability; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance; the synthetic rubber is chlorine-free
  • 3-panel construction conforms to head for a comfortable fit
  • 1.5mm neck bib tucks into wetsuit to prevent water entry
  • Adjustable cord provides snug fit around face
  • Supratex brim shields face from sun and rain
  • Seams are internally taped to prevent leakage
  • 181 g (6.4 oz)
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Hood: 3mm 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content, lined with 95% polyester (51% recycled)/5% spandex inverted microgrid.

Exterior face: 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex.

Natural rubber is from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance

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We stand behind everything we make, including our wetsuits. But wetsuits require care if they are going to perform and wear the way they were intended. Patagonia is not responsible for wetsuits that are abused or show normal wear and tear over time. Scratches and fading are inevitable, as are tears from the occasional close call with a fin. Download Patagonia Wetsuit Warranty Form

Recycled Polyester

In 1993, we adopted fleece into our product line made from post consumer recycled (PCR) plastic soda bottles. We were the first outdoor clothing manufacturer to do so. PCR® clothing was a positive step towards a more sustainable system – one that uses fewer resources, discards less and better protects people’s health.

Today, we’re able to utilize more sources for recycled polyester and offer it on more garments such as Capilene® baselayers, shell jackets, board shorts, and fleece. We now recycle used soda bottles, unusable manufacturing waste, and worn out garments (including our own) into polyester fibers to produce many of our clothes.

Using recycled polyester lessens our dependence on petroleum as a raw material source, curbs discards and reduces toxic emissions from incinerators.

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bluesign® Approved Fabric

Patagonia has worked with bluesign technologies since 2000 to evaluate and reduce resource consumption in our materials supply chain, and to assist us with managing the chemicals, dyes and finishes used in the process. bluesign technologies, based in Switzerland, works at each step in the textile supply chain to approve chemicals, processes, materials, and products that are safe for the environment, safe for workers, and safe for the end customers.

In 2007, Patagonia became the first brand to officially join the network of bluesign® system partners.

Any fabric you see that’s bluesign® approved offers the highest level of consumer safety by employing methods and materials in their manufacture that conserve resources and minimize impacts on people and the environment.

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