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Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product
In finished knit or crochet items, the yarn can unravel or snag and form a loop, posing an entanglement hazard to young children.
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|
Bernat has received two reports of children becoming entangled from unraveling or snagging yarn blankets. No injuries have been reported.
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.
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.
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