Important Safety Recall Information

Quick Cut Scissors

Dritz™ Electric Scissors Recalled by Prym Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Dritz Quick Cut™ Electric Scissors
Units: About 12,000
Distributor: Prym Consumer USA, of Spartanburg, S.C.
Hazard: The electric scissors can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Incidents/Injuries: Prym Consumer USA has received two reports of the electric scissors igniting causing minor property damage.  No injuries have been reported.
Description: The electric scissors are white and blue, about 10” long and include an AC adaptor. “Dritz” is written on the handle on the blue grip. 
Sold at:  Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores and other craft stores nationwide from September 2009 through February 2010 for about $50.
Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Return the scissors to store where purchased or mail directly to Prym Consumer USA for a refund.  If mailing to Prym, please include the product, your complete name, mailing address and phone number in the package and mail to:

Prym Consumer USA Recall Center
950 Brisack Road
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Consumer Contact: For additional information
contact the firm at 800-255-7796 Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET,
by e-mail at
or on the firm’s website at

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