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RECALL: Bernat "Tizzy Yarn" by Spinrite Ltd.

Entrapment Hazard

Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), and Spinrite Limited Partnership have jointly recalled the above yarn products, which once crocheted or knitted may unravel or snag and form a loop, posing an entrapment hazard to young children.

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The recall includes the following 11 colours and UPC codes (found beneath the barcode on the paper sleeve):

Colour Codes - 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

Two incidents of children becoming entangled from unraveling or snagging blankets were reported to Spinrite—one in Canada and the other in the US. No injuries were sustained.

Customers are advised to stop using the yarn immediately and return the product to Bernat for a full refund.

For further information, customers may contact Bernat toll-free at 1-844-418-7973 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern, or via Bernat's website.

From November, 2011 to February, 2015, approximately 220,000 of the yarn products were sold in Canada, and 620,000 in the US. The yarn was sold at Jo-Ann Stores, Michaels and other craft retail stores and online at