Hazard: The battery compartment in the spin art kit can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Consumers should immediately take the recalled spin art kits away from children, stop using them and return them to any Michaels store for a full refund.
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.
Units: About 110,000
Description: This recall involves spin art kits sold under the Michaels private brand Creatology®. The 34-piece kit includes one battery operated spin art wheel with cover, paint, paint brushes, and paper. The recalled art kits are blue and have SKU number 197861 and one of the following UPC codes printed on the barcode on the box.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of battery compartments overheating in the spin art 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: Michaels Stores Procurement Co., Inc. (MSPCI), a subsidiary of The Michaels Companies Inc., of Irving, Texas
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