Bernat Recalls Tizzy Yarn Due to Entanglement Hazard

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product:  Bernat Tizzy Yarn

TORONTO, March 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Hazard identified: In finished knit or crochet items, the yarn can unravel or snag and form a loop, posing an entanglement hazard to young children.

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.

Consumer contact:  Bernat toll-free at (844) 418-7973 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or online at www.bernat.com/recall.

RECALL DETAILS

Units:  Approximately 190,000 units of yarn have been sold in Canada

Product description: The recall includes all 11 colours of Bernat Tizzy Yarn. The yarn was sold as a ball or skein in a 100 gram (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 colour numbers, colour names and UPC codes included in the recall:

Colour Code

Colour Name

UPC

24005

Mashmallow 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

Time period sold: November 2011 to February 26, 2015

Sold at: Michaels, Walmart and other craft stores across Canada

Importer: Spinrite Limited Partnership of Listowel, Ontario, Canada

Manufactured In: China

SOURCE Spinrite LP

For further information: Bernat toll-free at (844) 418-7973 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or online at www.bernat.com/recall.

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