Michaels Stores Creatology Pottery Kit Recall [US & Canada]


Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Michaels Stores Pottery Wheel Kit Recall [US]Michaels Stores Procurement Co. Inc. (“MSPCI”), a subsidiary of The Michaels Companies Inc., an Irving, Texas, establishment recalls an estimated 263,000 Creatology branded Pottery Wheel Kits due to suspected ignition and consequential risk of fire, burn and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/CM2m30k3BFC; HCSC: http://ht.ly/YVdH30k3CjC

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Michaels-Recalls-Pottery-Wheel-Kits-Due-to-Fire-and-Burn-Hazard

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/66790r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Pottery Wheel Kits sold under the Michaels private brand, Creatology.

  • Creatology branded Pottery Wheel Kits, consisting of 16-piece kits that include a battery operated Pottery Wheel, two (2) bags of clay, four (4) molding tools, six (6) paints, two (2) paint brushes and a sponge. The recalled Pottery Wheel Kits are packaged in blue boxes and have the SKU number 078859 and one of the following UPCs printed on the barcode on the back of the box:
    • 0400100663462
    • 0042409006603
    • 0042409006702
    • 0042409006757
    • 0069545670017
    • 0886946767692

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Pottery Wheel Kits can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the battery compartment in the recalled Pottery Wheel Kits can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. The firm has received one (1) report of overheating, and one (1) report of a fire in the battery compartment in the Pottery Wheel Kits. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Pottery Wheel Kits please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

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

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 Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.michaels.com and click on the “Product Recalls” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Pottery Wheel Kits. please search for “pottery” or more generically, “crafts” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Michaels Stores, please search for “Michaels” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-159
HCSC ID number: RA-66790
Recalls Direct RIN: 10185-2018
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