The Michaels Companies, Inc. recalls Creatology Pottery Wheel Kit and Creatology Spin Art Kit

Starting date:
May 17, 2018
Posting date:
May 17, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Toys
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66790

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and The Michaels Companies, Inc.

Affected products

Creatology Pottery Wheel Kit and Creatology Spin Art Kit

Product description

The recalled products are blue and orange toys with a spinning wheel on which either paint or pottery art can be created. The products are sold with various painting and/or pottery supplies.

The Creatology Pottery Wheel Kit was sold with the following SKU number and UPC Codes:
SKU UPC
078859

0400100663462

0042409006603

0042409006702

0042409006757

0069545670017

0886946767692

 

The Creatology Spin Art Kit was sold with the following SKU number and UPC Codes:
SKU UPC
197861

042409093252

042409930601

042409093115

042409093061

042409931141

069545093113

400100663486

Hazard identified

Internal wiring within the product may overheat posing a risk of burns or fire.

As of May 3, 2018 the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 4 reports of incidents and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 44,526 pottery wheel kits and 476 spin art kits were sold in Canada and approximately 263,464 pottery wheel kits and 110,643 spin art kits were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from February 2012 to March 2018 in Canada and in the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
The Michaels Companies, Inc.
Irving
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the company for a refund.

For more information, Consumers may contact Michaels by calling 1 800-642-4235 (MICHAELS) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central Time.  Customers may select English or French.  Customers may also visit the firm's website, and select the "Contact Us" option under Customer Service to submit an email to Michaels for assistance.

Consumers may view the releases by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website (Link 1, Link 2)

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.