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CPSC, Bernat Yarn Announce Recall of “Fur Out” YarnWASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Bernat “Fur Out” yarn
Units: About 730,000 1.75-ounce balls of yarn
Manufacturer/Importer: Spin Rite LP of Ontario, Canada
Hazard: “Fur Out” yarn is flammable when used as the sole yarn in a garment. Garments constructed of “Fur Out” yarn are dangerously flammable when exposed to a flame, posing a burn risk to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Bernat has received two reports of garments made of the recalled yarn burning, with one person receiving singed eyebrows.
Description: All 17 Bernat “Fur Out” yarn colors are involved in this recall. The recalled yarn can be identified by UPC numbers beginning with “05735527” and ending with one of the following numbers: