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Pier 1 Imports Recalls Outdoor Patio Swivel Armchairs

  • Recalled Pier 1 Katerina swivel armchair
Name of Product:
Katerina Swivel Armchairs
Hazard:
The swivel armchair can tip backward while rocking and consumers can fall off, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
October 01, 2015
Units:
About 2,500 in the U.S. (in addition, about 30 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

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

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Pier 1 Imports' Katerina model outdoor patio swivel armchairs. The chair is black/brown powder-coated aluminum and swivels and rocks. The chairs measure about 29 inches wide, 32 inches deep and 38 inches high. The chair has SKU number 2899742.  Pier 1 Imports, Katerina and the SKU number are printed on the chair's hangtag.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled swivel armchairs and return them to any Pier 1 Imports store for a full refund or for a store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

Pier 1 Imports has received five reports of the chair tipping over in stores with consumers in them, including one report of a consumer who received contusions and scratches.

Sold Exclusively At:
Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at www.Pier1.com from December 2014 through July 2015 for between $375 and $580.
Importer(s):

Pier 1 Imports, of Fort Worth, Texas

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
16-001
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