Sunday, July 01, 2007

5/8/07 Recall Pier 1 Imports Recalls Glassware Due to Laceration Hazard

Pier 1 Imports Recalls Glassware Due to Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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: Orange/Red Glassware Pieces

Units: About 180,000

Importer/Distributor: Pier 1 Imports, of Fort Worth, Texas

Hazard: The glassware can crack or break unexpectedly, posing a
laceration hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Pier 1 Imports has received 17 reports of glassware
that cracked or broke. One injury involving minor cuts from broken glass
has been reported.

Description: The recalled glassware pieces involve large and small
tumblers, goblets and margaritas. The bottom half of the tumblers is red
and the top half is orange. The bottom of the margaritas and the goblets
is clear and the top is red and orange.

Sold by: Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide, on its Web site
(, and in their April 2007 catalog from January 2007
through April 2007 for about $6 each.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the glassware pieces immediately and
return them to their nearest Pier 1 Imports retail store for a refund or
merchandise credit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information consumers can contact Pier
1 Imports at (800) 245-4595 between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. CT Monday through
Saturday and between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, or visit the firm's Web
site at

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