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Pier 1 Imports Recalls Hanging Glass Star Lanterns

  • Pier 1 Hanging Glass Star Lanterns (Amber, Red and Clear)
  • Hangtag on glass star lanterns
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.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
April 17, 2014
Units:
About 10,800 in U.S. and 550 in Canada
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.  

Recall Details

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. 

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. 

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. 

Sold Exclusively At:
Pier1 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 

Importer

Pier 1 Imports®, of Fort Worth, Texas 

Manufactured In:
India
Recall number:
14-149
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