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Old 05-16-2007, 08:20 PM
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Pier 1 Imports Recalls Glassware Due to Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of product: Orange/Red Glassware Pieces
Units: About 180,000
Importer/Distributor: Pier 1 Imports, of Fort Worth, Texas
Hazard: The glassware can crack or break unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Pier 1 Imports has received 17 reports of glassware that cracked or broke. One injury involving minor cuts from broken glass has been reported.
Description: The recalled glassware pieces involve large and small tumblers, goblets and margaritas. The bottom half of the tumblers is red and the top half is orange. The bottom of the margaritas and the goblets is clear and the top is red and orange.
Sold by: Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide, on its Web site (www.pier1.com), and in their April 2007 catalog from January 2007 through April 2007 for about $6 each.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the glassware pieces immediately and return them to their nearest Pier 1 Imports retail store for a refund or merchandise credit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information consumers can contact Pier 1 Imports at (800) 245-4595 between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday and between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, or visit the firmís Web site at www.pier1.com



To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270, or visit CPSC's web site at www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. To join a CPSC email subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.asp. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.
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Old 05-16-2007, 09:02 PM
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Yikes! That's scary!
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Old 05-17-2007, 05:28 AM
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whoah, what is next
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they sure look sturdy..
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Old 05-20-2007, 09:39 AM
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you'd think for $6.00 they would be sturdy and safe. Too bad they look nice.
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Old 05-20-2007, 01:57 PM
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They do look sturdy, but I guess I'm a little confuzzled. I'ts GLASS (which is allus gonna be subject to cracking or breaking). . .
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