Michaels Holiday Paper Boxes Recall [US & Canada]

Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa:6616 - MichaelsHolidayPaperBoxes Michaels recalls an estimated 289,170 Ashland Holiday Paper Boxes due to possible mold contamination, a serious health and safety hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/Z2dcg; HCSC: http://ht.ly/Z2dma

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Michaels-Recalls-Holiday-Paper-Boxes/

Direct Canada link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/57026r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Ashland brand Gift and Storage Cardboard boxes covered in decorative themed paper.

The recalled Paper Boxes were sold in nine (9) themes and have ribbon, burlap and other embellishments. Each of the three (3) shapes of boxes, circle, square and rectangle were sold in three (3) sizes: small, medium and large.

Paper 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. The brand, “Ashland” as well as the specific SKU number can be found on a label affixed to the underside of each Paper Box, as follows, in alphabetical order:

  • Burlap Lid Joy, rectangle format
    Small size; Michaels SKU: 434470
    Medium size; Michaels SKU: 434471
    Large size; Michaels SKU: 434472
  • Burlap Lip Christmas Type, rectangle format
    Small size; Michaels SKU: 434474
    Medium size; Michaels SKU: 434475
    Large size; Michaels SKU: 434476
  • Christmas Chalk with Bow, round format
    Small size; Michaels SKU: 434483
    Medium size; Michaels SKU: 434484
    Large size; Michaels SKU: 434485
  • Craft Merry & Bright, square format
    Small size; Michaels SKU: 434465
    Medium size; Michaels SKU: 434467
    Large size; Michaels SKU: 434468
  • Parchment Poinsettia, square format
    Small size; Michaels SKU: 434487
    Medium size; Michaels SKU: 434488
    Large size; Michaels SKU: 434489
  • Quirky Christmas Chalk
    Small size; Michaels SKU: 434397
    Medium size; Michaels SKU: 434398
    Large size; Michaels SKU: 434398
  • Santa’s Sleigh, square format
    Small size; Michaels SKU: 434490
    Medium size; Michaels SKU: 434492
    Large size; Michaels SKU: 434493
  • Victorian Christmas Tree
    Small size; Michaels SKU: 434458
    Medium size; Michaels SKU: 434459
    Large size; Michaels SKU: 434460
  • Winter Berries, round format
    Small size; Michaels SKU: 434479
    Medium size; Michaels SKU: 434480
    Large size; Michaels SKU: 434481

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled Paper Boxes are pictured on the Web site above as well as on the Health Canada site as noted above.

According to the CPSC, Aspergillus mold was found on some of the recalled Paper Boxes, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or otherwise weakened immune systems.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Michaels at 1-800-642-4235 from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you visit the company’s Web site at http://www.michaels.com and click on the “Product Recalls” link for more information.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-104
HCSC ID number: RA-57026
Recalls Direct RIN: 6616-2016
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