Michaels recalls Ashland Folding Tables

Starting date:
October 29, 2014
Posting date:
October 29, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-41965

Affected products

Ashland Summer Living Vintage Wood Folding Table

Product description

This recall involves the Ashland Summer Living Vintage Wood Folding Table.  This table has a 35.56 cm (14 inches) round tabletop made of medium density fibreboard and table legs made of brown metal.  The table stands about 57.15 cm (22.5 inches) high.  A latch on the underside of the table top secures the table in an upright position when the table legs are separated forming and “X” position.  When the table leg is released from this latch, the legs fold together and the tabletop folds down against the legs in a flat position.  SKU 309950 and UPC 886946388804 are printed on a hangtag on the tables.  Phase MDF and 01276 are printed on a black and white label under the table.

Hazard identified

The folding tables can collapse under excessive weight, posing an impact or falling hazard.

In the United States, Michaels Stores, Inc. has received four reports of the consumers sitting on the tabletop and falling when the table collapsed, causing injuries to the back, leg or hip. No injuries have been reported in Canada.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these folding tables.

Number sold

Approximately 21 of the recalled tables were sold at Michaels stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2014 to May 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Michaels Stores, Inc.
Irving
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

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

For more information, consumers may contact Michaels Stores, Inc. at 1-800-MICHAELS (1-800-642-4235) between 9 AM and 6 PM CST Monday through Friday or visit the Michael's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.