Pier 1 Imports Recalls Hanging Glass Star Lanterns Due to Fire Hazard

The welds on the lantern can melt due to heat from the tea light, causing the candle holder to break and fall. One burned rug reported.

Recall date: Tháng Tư 17, 2014
Recall number: 14-149
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  • Pier 1 Hanging Glass Star Lanterns (Amber, Red and Clear)

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    Pier 1 Hanging Glass Star Lanterns (Amber, Red and Clear)

  • Hangtag on glass star lanterns

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    Hangtag on glass star lanterns

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Hanging Glass Star Lanterns 

Hazard:

The solder welds on the lantern can melt due to heat from a tea light. This can cause the candle holder to break and expose the flame, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Pier 1 Imports at (800) 245-4595 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT or Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT or online at www.Pier1.com and click on the “Product Notes & Recalls” under “Pier 1 Policies” at the bottom of the page for more information.  

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/39109r-eng.php
Units

About 10,800 in U.S. and 550 in Canada

Description

This recall includes Pier 1 Imports’ hanging glass star lanterns. The lanterns were sold in the following colors and SKU numbers:  amber (SKU 2717349), clear (SKU 2717351) and red (SKU 2724169). The SKU number is printed on a hang tag attached to the lantern. The lantern is a three-dimension star-shape made of gold-toned metal and glass. The lantern measures seven inches wide, seven inches deep and seven inches high. A metal tea light cup sits inside the metal and glass star. 

Incidents/Injuries

Pier 1 Imports has received five reports of the solder melting on the lanterns, including one report of the lantern falling apart and burning a rug. No injuries have been reported. 

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hanging glass star lanterns and return them to any Pier 1 Imports store for a full refund or a store credit. 

Sold exclusively at

Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at www.Pier1.com from August 2013 through February 2014 for between $16 and $20. 

Importer

Pier 1 Imports®, of Fort Worth, Texas 

Manufactured in

India

  • Pier 1 Hanging Glass Star Lanterns (Amber, Red and Clear)

  • Hangtag on glass star lanterns