Pier 1 Imports Recalls Swivel Dining Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

10 Feb, 2016, 13:30 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Pier-One-Imports-Recalls-Swivel-Dining-Chairs

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Capella Island Swivel Dining Chairs

Hazard: The chairs can break at the base, posing fall hazard to the user.

Remedy: Refund

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

Consumer Contact: Pier 1 Imports at 800-245-4595 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT or Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT or online at www.Pier1.com and click on the "Product Notes & Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.  

Recall Details

Units: About 800 (in addition, 4 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves Pier 1 Imports Capella Island Swivel Dining chairs. The plastic wicker chairs have a natural wood color. The chair measures about 26 inches wide by 26 inches deep and 39 inches high.

Incidents/Injuries: Pier 1 Imports has received three reports of the chairs breaking, including two reports of customers falling. No injuries have been reported. 

Sold exclusively at: Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at Pier1.com from January 2015 through October 2015 for between $240 and $500.

Importer: Pier 1 Imports U.S. Inc., of Fort Worth, Texas

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/56988r-eng.php

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