WASHINGTON, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
Name of Product: Neely and Dahlia Bistro Chairs
Hazard: The bolts and/or nuts connecting the chair legs to the chair base can loosen and make the chair unstable, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chairs and contact Pier 1 Imports for a free repair kit.
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.
Units: About 13,300 sets and 700 individual chairs in the U.S. (in addition, about 760 sets and 40 individual chairs in Canada).
Description: This recall involves Neely and Dahlia bistro chairs sold separately and as part of a set. The chairs are made from powder coated cast aluminum, and were sold in eight colors. The chairs are approximately 33 inches high by 20 inches deep by 18.25 inches wide. A metal Pier 1 Imports brand plate is attached to the support ring on the underside of the bistro table. Only the chairs are included in this recall.
Incidents/Injuries: Pier 1 Imports has received six reports of incidents of the chair legs loosening and/or collapsing, resulting in four reports of injuries including bruises and abrasions from falls.
Sold exclusively at: Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at www.Pier1.com from January 2013 through July 2016 for between $100 and $380.
Importer: Pier 1 Imports, of Fort Worth, Texas
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/62332r-eng.php
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission