Michaels Recalls Holiday Paper Boxes Due to Risk of Mold Exposure

Mold can be present on the boxes, 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: 16-104
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Ashland® holiday paper boxes

Hazard:

Mold can be present on the boxes, 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 288,000 (in addition, 1,170 were sold in Canada)

Description

This recall involves Ashland gift and storage cardboard boxes covered in decorative paper. The boxes were sold in nine themes and have ribbon, burlap and other embellishments. Each of the three shapes of boxes, circle, square and rectangle were sold in three sizes, small, medium and large. Boxes with the following SKU numbers are included in the recall: 434397, 434398, 434399, 434458, 434459, 434460, 434465, 434467, 434468, 434470, 434471, 434472, 434474, 434475, 434476, 434479, 434480, 434481, 484483, 434484, 434485, 434487, 434488, 434489, 434490, 434492, 434493. “Ashland” and the SKU number can be found a label affixed to the underside of each box.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

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

Sold exclusively at

Michaels stores nationwide from October 2015 through November 2015 for between $5 and $20, depending upon the size of the box. 

Importer(s)

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

Manufactured in

China

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