Product Recall: Bernat Tizzy Yarn by Spinrite due to Entanglement Hazard

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.

Bernat Tizzy Yarn

THE HAZARD

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.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

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
24005 Marshmallow White 057355350380
24114 Playtime Denim 057355375970
24128 Blue Skies 057355350397
24230 Sweet Green Pea 057355350403
24305 Pixie Purple 057355350410
24412 Red Riding Hood 057355375987
24421 Posey Pink 057355350427
24611 Dandelion Yellow 057355350434
24627 Playtime 057355366336
24628 Creamsicle 057355350441
24711 Day Dream 057355355521

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.

CONTACT INFORMATION

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.

REMEDY

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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