Recall: Michaels Stores Folding Tables
On 2014-10-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Michaels Stores Folding Tables due to a potential impact or falling hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2014 for about $30.
About 8,000 units are involved in this Michaels folding table recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Tables, Shelves & Storage category in 2014.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 80,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 642-4235
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What is the problem?
The folding tables can collapse under excessive weight, posing an impact or falling hazard.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The Ashland Summer Living Vintage Wood Folding Table has a 14-inch round tabletop made of red medium density fiberboard. The table legs are brown metal, and the table stands about 22.5 inches high. A latch on the underside of the tabletop secures the table in an upright position when the table legs are separated forming an "X" position. When the table leg is released from this latch, the legs fold together and the tabletop folds down against the legs in a flat position. SKU 309950 and UPC 886946388804 are printed on a hangtag on the tables. Phase MDF and 01276 are printed on a black and white label under the table.
These items were sold new+ at Michaels Stores nationwide from April 2014 to May 2014 for about $30.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the tables 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 and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Saturday, or online at www.michaels.com and click on "Contact Us."
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There have been four reports of consumers sitting on the tabletop and falling when the tables collapsed, resulting in injuries to the back, leg or hip.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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