Michaels Recalls Holiday Paper Boxes Due to Risk of Mold Exposure

This recall involves Ashland gift and storage cardboard boxes covered in decorative paper. The boxes were sold in nine themes and have ribbon, burlap and other embellishments. Each of the three shapes of boxes, circle, square and rectangle were sold in three sizes, small, medium and large. Boxes with the following SKU numbers are included in the recall: 434397, 434398, 434399, 434458, 434459, 434460, 434465, 434467, 434468, 434470, 434471, 434472, 434474, 434475, 434476, 434479, 434480, 434481, 484483, 434484, 434485, 434487, 434488, 434489, 434490, 434492, 434493. “Ashland” and the SKU number can be found a label affixed to the underside of each box.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    Mold can be present on the boxes, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in consumers with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.
  • Remedy
    Refund
  • Incidents
    None reported
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the paper boxes and return them to any Michaels store for a full refund.
  • Sold At
    Michaels stores nationwide from October 2015 through November 2015 for between $5 and $20, depending upon the size of the box. 
 
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