Recall Date: March 19, 2015
Recall Number: 15-101
Name of Product: Bernat Tizzy Yarn
Hazard: In finished knit or crochet items, the yarn can unravel or snag and form a loop, posing an entanglement hazard to young children.
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.
Consumer Contact: 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.
Units: About 620,000 in the U.S and about 220,000 in Canada
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. To view a full listing of the color numbers, color names and UPC codes included in the recall, click here: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Spinrite-Recalls-Bernat-Tizzy-Yarn/
Incidents/Injuries: Bernat has received two reports of children becoming entangled from unraveling or snagging yarn blankets. No injuries have been reported.
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.
Importer: Spinrite Yarns LP, of Washington, N.C.
Manufactured in: China