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Michaels Recalls Holiday Paper Boxes

  • Holiday Paper Boxes 1
  • Holiday Paper Boxes 2
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.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
February 17, 2016
Units:
About 288,000 (in addition, 1,170 were sold in Canada)
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.

Recall Details

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.

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold Exclusively At

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

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

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

Recall number:
16-104
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