Michaels Canada Recalls Ashland Holiday Paper Boxes Due to Risk Of Microbial Hazard

Screen Shot 2016-02-17 at 10.51.03 AMWe know we have a lot of DIYers on SmartCanucks and we want to warn you that Michaels Canada is recalling its Ashland Holiday Paper Boxes. The circle, square and rectangular-shaped boxes are made of cardboard wrapped in decorative paper with ribbon accents or embellishments including burlap. Boxes come in 9 themes and 3 sizes: small, medium and large.


Reason for recall:

  • Aspergillus mold was found on some of the boxes, posing a risk of respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health problems or weakened immune systems.

Number sold:

  • 1,100 were sold in Canada.


  • Consumers should bring the product, a photo of the product, or register receipt to any Michaels store for a refund.

Despite the recall, neither Health Canada nor Michaels has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of the decorative boxes.

Click here to read more about the Michaels Canada recall.

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