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Pier 1 Imports Recalls Chalk Note Mugs Due to Burn Hazard

  • Pier 1 Imports Chalk Note Mug
  • Labeling on the bottom of the Pier 1 Imports Chalk Note Mug
Name of Product:
Chalk Note Mugs
Hazard:

The chalk note mugs can crack when filled with hot liquid, posing a burn hazard to users.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
May 18, 2017
Units:
About 15,300 (in addition, about 900 were sold 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 the Pier 1 Imports Chalk Note Mugs that can be written on with chalk. The stoneware mugs were sold in black and measure 5.25 inches tall by 5 inches in diameter. “Stoneware” and “Pier 1 Imports” are printed on the bottom of the mug.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mugs and contact Pier 1 Imports for a full refund or merchandise credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received reports of eight mugs cracking when filled with a hot liquid. No injuries have been reported.  

Sold Exclusively At

Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at Pier1.com from March 2016 through April 2017 for about $8.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Pier 1 Imports Inc., of Fort Worth, Texas

Recall number:
17-156
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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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