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"Recall Alerts"

03-14-2005

Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor
palynch@cozen.com
http://www.cozen.com

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Spin Rite LP Announce Recall of Bernat “Fur Out” Yarn


(1) CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) AND SPIN RITE LP ANNOUNCE RECALL OF BERNAT “FUR OUT” YARN

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Spin Rite LP of Ontario, Canada announce recall of Bernat “Fur Out” yarn.

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.

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:

1319 1326 1333 1340 1357 1364 1371 1388 1395

1401 1685 2583 2590 2606 2613 2620 2637

Remedy: Consumers should stop using Bernat “Fur Out” yarn and items made with Bernat “Fur Out” yarn immediately and contact the manufacturer for instructions on how to return the products and receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Contact Bernat Yarn at (800) 641-5634 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at http://www.bernat.com

The CPSC release number is 05-135. The notice issued by the CPSC can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml05/05135.html

DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

Mr. Lynch can be reached at Cozen and O'Connor, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1610, San Diego, California 92101, 800-782-3366 (voice), 619-234-7831 (fax), palynch@cozen.com (e-mail), http://www.cozen.com. Follow us on Twitter at @firesandrain.

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