Michaels Recalls 263,000 Pottery Wheel Kits That Pose Fire and Burn Hazards

The pottery wheel kits were sold at Michaels stores nationwide and online from August 2011 through February 2018

Michaels Recalls 263,000 Pottery Wheel Kids That Pose Fire and Burn Hazards
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May 21, 2018

Michaels arts and craft stores has announced the recall of 263,000 Creatology pottery wheel kits.

The battery compartment in the pottery wheel kit can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Recall Details

The recalled 16-piece pottery wheel kits include a battery operated pottery wheel, 2 bags of clay, 4 molding tools, 6 paints, 2 paint brushes, and a sponge.

The kits are blue and have a SKU number of 078859 and one of the following UPC codes printed on the barcode on the back of the box: 0400100663462, 0042409006603, 0042409006702, 0042409006757, 0069545670017, or 0886946767692.

When and where were they sold?

The affected Creatology pottery wheel kits were sold exclusively at Michaels stores nationwide and online at michaels.com from August 2011 through February 2018.

Michaels says that, to date, it has received one report of the battery overheating, and one report of a fire in the battery compartment. No injuries have been reported thus far.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately take the recalled pottery wheel kits away from children, stop using them and return them to any Michaels store for a full refund.

Consumers with further questions or concerns about this recall can reach Michaels customer service by calling toll-free (800) 642-4235.