Recall date: March 19, 2015
Recall number: 15-101

Recall Summary

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.
Remedy:
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 "Tizzy Recall" under the Help section at the button of the page for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 620,000 in the U.S and about 220,000 in Canada
Description:

In finished knit or crochet items, the yarn can unravel or snag and form a loop, posing an entanglement hazard to young children.

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
Incidents/Injuries:

Bernat has received two reports of children becoming entangled from unraveling or snagging yarn blankets. No injuries have been reported.

 
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.

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.

Manufactured In:
China