Recall: Pier 1 Imports Recalls Glassware Due to Laceration Hazard

May 8, 2007
Release #07-182

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 245-4595
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Pier 1 Imports Recalls Glassware Due to Laceration Hazard

Note: This recall has been expanded to include Blue/Green Dual Glassware Pieces.

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 (, 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 firm's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Orange/Red Glassware Pieces