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Pier 1 Blue/Green Glassware

Pier 1 is recalling about 219,000 blue and green dual glassware pieces. The glassware can crack or break unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard to consum...

June 21, 2007
Pier 1 is expanding a glassware recall. The latest recall is for about 219,000 blue and green dual glassware pieces. About 180,000 orange and red glassware pieces were recalled on May 8, 2007.

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

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.

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.

The glasses were sold by Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide, its Web site (www.pier1.com) and its June 2007 catalog from January 2007 through April 2007 for about $6.

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 firms Web site at www.pier1.com.

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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Asko Dishwashers Recalled

Asko Cylinda is recalling its DW95 series dishwashers. An electrical component in the dishwasher can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers....

Asko Cylinda is recalling its DW95 series dishwashers. An electrical component in the dishwasher can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

The firm has received 21 reports of dishwasher fires. Product and property damage has been reported. No injuries have been reported.

The recalled dishwashers include the ASKO model series DW95 with model numbers 1355, 1375, 1385, 1475, 1485, 1555, 1585, 1595, 1655, 1805, 1885, and 1895 manufactured from January 1995 through April 2000. The model number, serial numbers and manufacture date are printed on the name plate on the right interior side of the dishwasher door. Asko dishwashers manufactured after April 2000 are not included in the recall.

Major kitchen appliance distributors/dealers nationwide sold the dishwashers from January 1995 through April 2000 for between $750 and $1,300.

Consumers should stop using the dishwashers immediately and contact Asko to arrange for a free inspection and repair or to participate in a rebate program.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Asko toll-free at (866) 309-9921 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firms Web site at www.askousa.com.

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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Simplicity Nursery-in-a-Box Cribs Recalled

Simplicity Nursery-in-a-Box Cribs Recalled...

June 7, 2007
Simplicity is recalling about 40,000 of its Nursery-in-a-Box Cribs because of a choking and fall hazard.

The assembly instructions provided with the cribs incorrectly instruct consumers how to attach the cribs drop side. If improperly installed, the drop side can disengage from the crib, posing fall and entrapment hazards for the child. Additionally, the metal locking pins on the drop side can pop off, presenting a choking hazard.

CPSC is aware of an incident in which the cribs drop side, which was installed upside down, fell from its upright position and the metal locking pins became dislodged. Simplicity received a report of wrong instructions being packaged with the crib.

The recalled cribs are part of the Nursery-in-a-Box furniture set which also includes a changing table and clothing organizer. The cribs are cherry, white or natural in color. Only model numbers 8910 and 8050 with serial numbers 3005 HY through 0806 HY are included in this recall. The model and serial numbers are printed on an envelope permanently attached to the mattress support. Simplicity, model and serial numbers are also printed on a label on the bottom rail of the headboard.

The cribs were sold at department stores and childrens product stores from August 2005 through May 2007 for about $200.

Consumers should immediately check the crib to make sure the drop side is securely fastened and correctly installed. Contact Simplicity to receive correct assembly instructions, or consumers can download the assembly instructions at the firms Web site, www.simplicityforchildren.com.

Consumers can view a video on the firms Web site showing the proper assembly of the drop side. If the drop side is not properly installed, consumers should stop using the crib until it is assembled correctly.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Simplicity at (800) 784-1982 anytime, or visit the firms Web site at www.simplicityforchildren.com.

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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First Birthday Party Hats

First Birthday Party Hats are being recalled because of a choking hazard.

First Birthday Party Hats Recalled...

Foil fringe glued to the bottom edge of the party hats can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

The paper party hats involved in this recall measure 6.5-inches high by 4.5-inches wide and are cone shaped. The blue paper hats have 1st printed on the front and blue foil fringe glued to the bottom.

The hats were sold at party and discount department stores nationwide from February 2005 through May 2007 for about $4.

Consumers should discard the hats immediately and contact Creative Expressions to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Creative Expressions at (800) 428-5017 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firms Web site at www.ceg4party.com.

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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