Recall date: January 12, 2016
Recall number: 16-070

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Swingasan® chairs and stands
Hazard:
The suspension hardware on the chair and stand can break, or the stand can become unstable during use, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
RefundRepair
Consumer Contact:

Pier 1 Imports toll-free at 855-513-5140 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Saturday or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Sunday or online at www.pier1.com and click on "Product Notes & Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 260,000 in the U.S. (in addition, about 16,000 were sold in Canada).
Description:

This recall involves the Pier 1 Imports Swingasan chairs and stands. The chairs and stands were sold separately. The chair hangs from a steel stand and is made of a wrought iron frame covered with woven plastic wicker. It was sold in various colors and designs. The stands are made of steel and were sold in four colors.

 

The product description and dimensions in inches included in this recall are:

 

Description

Height

Depth

Width

Swingasan Hanging Chair - Mocha

42"

22.50

33.50

Swingasan Hanging Chair - Daisy

42"

22.50

33.50

Swingasan Hanging Chair - Light Brown

42"

22.5"

33.5"

Swingasan Hanging Chair - White

42"

22.5"

33.5"

Swingasan Hanging Chair - Circles

42"

22.5"

33.5"

Swingasan Hanging Chair - Peacock

42"

22.5"

33.5"

Swingasan Hanging Chair - Dream Catcher

42"

22.5"

33.5"

Swingasan Hanging Chair - Gray

42"

22.5"

33.5"

Willow Swingasan Hanging Chair - Rainbow

47"

27"

30"

Willow Swingasan Hanging Chair - Cinnamon

47"

27"

30"

Willow Swingasan Hanging Chair - White

47"

27"

30"

Willow Swingasan Hanging Chair - Light Brown

47"

27"

30"

Willow Swingasan Hanging Chair - Latte

47"

27"

30"

Willow Swingasan Hanging Chair - Mocha

47"

27"

30"

Swingasan Podasan Hanging Chair - Orange

46.25"

25"

31"

Swingasan Podasan Hanging Chair - Mocha

47.25"

25"

31"

Swingasan Stand - Mocha

82.5"

34.5"

41.5"

Swingasan Stand - White

82.5"

34.5"

41.5"

Swingasan Stand - Light Brown

82.5"

34.5"

41.5"

Swingasan Stand - Gray

82.5"

34.5"

41.5"

Incidents/Injuries:

Pier 1 Imports has received 101 reports of incidents with the chairs and stands.  This includes 93 reports of the chair with stand becoming unstable during use and tipping over, resulting in 23 injuries. There have been eight reports of the suspension hardware failing, including four reports of injuries.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and stands and contact Pier 1 Imports for a free repair kit or return the chair and stand to a Pier 1 Imports store for a full refund. There is no repair kit for the Podasan Mocha and Orange Swingasan chairs. Consumers should stop using these chairs immediately and contact Pier 1 Imports for a full refund.

Sold Exclusively At:

Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at www.Pier1.com from January 2010 through August 2015 for between $200 and $400 for the hanging chair and stand.

Importer(s):

Pier 1 Imports of Fort Worth, Texas

Manufactured In:
China