Washington NC | The Spinrite Yarns LP issued a recall for the Bernat Tizzy Yarn products due to an entanglement hazard and were soon pulled from the major craft stores, such as Michael’s, Joann’s and other retailers nationwide.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission received two reports of children being entangled from the unraveling or snagging of yarn blankets. No reports of injuries reported at this time.
The recall includes all 11 colors of Bernat brand Tizzy Yarn. The yarn was sold as a ball or skein in a 3.5 ounce package with a paper sleeve. The green sleeve has a striped border with a photo of a baby in a knitted sweater and “Bernat” printed in all white capital letters and “Tizzy” printed in yellow and orange letters. UPC codes included in the recall are printed under the barcode on the paper sleeve. Below is a full listing of the color numbers, color names and UPC codes included in the recall.
|Color #||Color Name||UPC|
|24230||Sweet Green Pea||057355350403|
|24412||Red Riding Hood||057355375987|
NUMBER OF AFFECTED UNITS
620,000 in the United States and 220,000 in Canada.
LOCATIONS SOLD AT
Jo-Ann Stores, Michaels and other craft retail stores nationwide and online at www.yarnspirations.com from April 2012 through February 2015 for between $4.50 and $5.
Bernat toll-free (844) 418-7973 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.bernat.com and click on the “Voluntary Recall” button at the top of the page for more information.
Consumers should immediately stop using the yarn or finished yarn projects, keep them out of the reach of young children, and contact Bernat for a full refund.
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