Michaels Stores Recalls Ashland Brand Glass Vase Due to Laceration Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 15, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed

Name of Product: Ashland™ Glass Vase
Distributor: Michaels Stores Inc. of Irving, Tex.
Hazard: The glass vases can break or fracture when a consumer picks them up, posing a laceration hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of the vase shattering, causing lacerations to the hands for all four. One person had surgery, two got stitches.

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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