FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 1, 2002
Release # 03-001
Pier 1 Recall Hotline: (800) 245-4595
 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Pier 1 Imports, of Fort Worth, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 9,200 candleholders. The Giant Champagne Glass-Shaped Floating Candleholder is made of mouth-blown recycled glass and is intended for use with floating candles. The candleholder can unexpectedly shatter and cause cuts to consumers.

Pier 1 has received two reports of the glass candleholder shattering. No injuries have been reported.

The recalled Giant Champagne Glass-Shaped Floating Candleholder is about 17 1/4-inches high by 13-inches in diameter. The green candleholders were made in Spain. The price sticker on the bottom of the candleholder reads "SKU#1884160."

Pier 1 Imports sold the candleholders through their retail stores and on-line nationwide from January 2002 through May 2002 for about $25.

Consumers should stop using the candleholders immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund or a merchandise credit. For more information, call Pier 1 Imports at (800) 245-4595 between 8:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. CT Saturday, and 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. CT Sunday. Consumers can also visit the firm's web site at www.pier1.com.

Picture of Recalled Candleholder