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Pier 1 Imports Recalls Glass Knobs Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Pier 1 Imports Decorative Glass Knobs
Name of Product:
Glass knobs
Hazard:

The glass knobs can break while in use, posing a risk of laceration to users from broken pieces.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
March 01, 2017
Units:
About 363,000 units in the U.S. (in addition, about 41,000 units in Canada)
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

Description:

This recall involves Pier 1 Imports glass knobs commonly used with dressers, cabinets and small drawers. The decorative glass knobs have a metal stem affixed to one side and were sold in 26 styles.

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

Pier 1 Imports has received six reports of incidents including two laceration injuries from a broken glass knob.

Sold Exclusively At

Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at www.Pier1.com from August 2010 to February 2016 for between $5 and $14.

Manufactured In:
India
Importer(s):

Pier 1 Imports, of Fort Worth, Texas

Recall number:
17-097
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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