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Spinrite recalls Bernat Tizzy Yarn
- Starting date:
- March 19, 2015
- Posting date:
- March 19, 2015
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Hobby/Craft Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Spinrite Limited Partnership
Bernat Tizzy Yarn by Spinrite Limited Partnership
The recall includes all 11 colors of Bernat brand 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.
|Colour Codes||Colour Name||UPC|
|24230||Sweet Green Pea||057355350403|
|24412||Red Riding Hood||057355375987|
In finished knit or crochet items, the yarn can unravel or snag and form a loop, posing an entanglement hazard to young children.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada related to the use of the yarn.
Spinrite has received two reports of children becoming entangled from unraveling or snagging yarn blankets. One incident occurred in Canada and one occurred in the US. No consumer injuries were reported.
Approximately 220,000 units of yarn have been sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from November, 2011 to February, 2015.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
- Spinrite Limited Partnership
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the yarn or finished yarn projects, keep them out of the reach of young children, and contact Bernat a full refund.
For more information, consumers can contact Bernat toll-free at 1-844-418-7973 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern, or by visiting the Bernat's recall website.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
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