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).