WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Pier-1-Imports-Recalls-Chalk-Note-Mugs
Name of Product: Chalk Note Mugs
Hazard: The mugs can crack when filled with hot liquid, posing a burn hazard to users.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mugs and contact Pier 1 Imports for a full refund or merchandise credit.
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 15,300 (in addition, about 900 were sold in Canada)
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.
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.
Importer: Pier 1 Imports Inc., 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/2017/63274r-eng.php
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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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission