Consumer product recall

Michaels Recalls 3-Tier Haunted Townhouse Candle Holder

Starting date:
May 15, 2018
Posting date:
May 15, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fire Hazard, 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.

Affected products

3-Tier Haunted House Candle Holder

Product description

This recall involves The Michaels Companies, Inc. private brand Ashland® 3-tier haunted townhouse candle holders. The candle holders measure about 20 inches tall by 7 inches wide by 5 inches deep with two columns of three vertically stacked candle holders.

Product involved in this recall.
Description SKU UPC
Ashland® 3-Tier Haunted Townhouse Candle Holder 513180 886946019340

Hazard identified

The candle holder poses a fire and burn hazard when used with tea lights.

As of May 2, 2018 The Michaels Companies, Inc. has received 1 report of a fire incident in Canada and no reports in the United States.  The company has received no reports of injury in Canada or the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 375 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 9,500 were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The 3-tier haunted townhouse candle holders were sold at Michaels stores in Canada and the United States from July 2017 to November 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Xianu Tuopu Craft Factory
Michaels Stores Procurement Co. Inc. (MSPCI), a subsidiary of The Michaels Companies, Inc

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What you should do

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

Consumers can contact Michaels at 1-800-642-4235 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or online and click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission'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.

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.