Sunday, July 01, 2007

6/25/07 Pier 1 Imports Expands Recall of Glassware Pieces

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: Blue/Green Dual Glassware Pieces

Units: About 219,000 (about 180,000 orange and red glassware pieces were
recalled on May 8, 2007)

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

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

Incidents/Injuries: Pier 1 Imports has received 21 reports in total of
glassware that cracked or broke, including one injury involving a minor
cut from broken glass associated with a previous recall.

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

Sold by: Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide, its Web site (
and its June 2007 catalog from January 2007 through April 2007 for about

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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