Michaels Recalls Pottery Wheel Kits Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

Source: Consumer Recalls (CPCSC)
Thu May 17, 2018 12:00AM

Name of product: CreatologyA® pottery wheel kits Hazard:

The battery compartment in the pottery wheel kit can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund Recall date: May 17, 2018 Units: About 263,000 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" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details In Conjunction With: Description:

This recall involves pottery wheel kits sold under the Michaels private brand CreatologyA®. The 16-piece kit includes a battery operated pottery wheel, 2 bags of clay, 4 molding tools, 6 paints, 2 paint brushes, and a sponge. The recalled pottery wheel kits are blue and have SKU number 078859 and one of the following UPC codes printed on the barcode on the back of the box.

 

SKU Number

UPC codes

078859

0400100663462,

0042409006603,

0042409006702,

0042409006757,

0069545670017,

0886946767692

  Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled pottery wheel kits away from children, stop using them and return them to any Michaels store for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of overheating, and one report of a fire in the battery compartment in the pottery wheel kits. No injuries have been reported. 

Sold At:

Exclusively at Michaels stores nationwide and online at www.michaels.com from August 2011 through February 2018 for about $25.

Distributor(s):

Michaels Stores Procurement Co. Inc. (MSPCI), a subsidiary of The Michaels Companies Inc., of Irving, Texas

Manufactured In: China Recall number: 18-159 Report an Incident Involving this Product

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