Michaels Recalls Artificial Poinsettias Due to Risk of Mold Exposure

Mold can be present on the stems and bushes, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in consumers with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.

Recall date: February 17, 2016
Recall number: 16-103
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  •  SKU 424066 Red Poinsettia Bush

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    SKU 424066 Red Poinsettia Bush

  • SKU 426830 Red Poinsettia Stem

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    SKU 426830 Red Poinsettia Stem

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Ashland Poinsettia Stems and Bushes

Hazard:

Mold can be present on the stems and bushes, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in consumers with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.

Consumer Contact:

Michaels at 800-642-4235 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.michaels.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information. 

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

Health Canada Logo
Units

About 425,000 (in addition, 6,600 were sold in Canada)

Description

This recall involves Ashland® artificial poinsettia flowers sold in single stems and bushes. The poinsettia has red leaves, green stems and gold-colored accents in the center of the leaves. A label affixed to the stem at purchase has SKU number 426830 on the single stem and SKU number 424066 on the bush. The Ashland logo is printed on a sticker attached to the product.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the poinsettia flowers and return them to any Michaels store for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Michaels stores nationwide from October 2015 through November 2015 for about $4 for the stem and $7 for the bush

Importer(s)

Michaels Stores Procurement Company Inc. (“MSPCI”), of Irving, Texas 

Manufactured in

China

  • SKU 424066 Red Poinsettia Bush

  • SKU 426830 Red Poinsettia Stem