WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Michaels-Recalls-Artificial-Poinsettias/
Name of Product: Ashland Poinsettia Stems and Bushes
Hazard: Mold can be present on the stems and bushes, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in consumers with compromised immune systems, damaged lungs or an allergy to mold.
Consumers should immediately stop using the poinsettia flowers and return them to any Michaels store for a full refund.
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" for more information.
Units: About 425,000 (in addition, 6,600 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves Ashland® artificial poinsettia flowers sold in single stems and bushes. The poinsettia has red leaves, green stems and gold-colored accents in the center of the leaves. A label affixed to the stem at purchase has SKU number 426830 on the single stem and SKU number 424066 on the bush. The Ashland logo is printed on a sticker attached to the product.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold exclusively at: Michaels stores nationwide from October 2015 through November 2015 for about $4 for the stem and $7 for the bush.
Importer: Michaels Stores Procurement Company Inc. ("MSPCI"), of Irving, Texas
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/57146r-eng.php
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Recall Number: 16-103
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