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
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Burn Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and The Michaels Companies, Inc.
Creatology Pottery Wheel Kit and Creatology Spin Art Kit
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.
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.
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.
The Michaels Companies, Inc.
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.
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.