Recall: Pier 1 Imports Expands Recall of Glassware Pieces

June 21, 2007
Release #07-221

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

Pier 1 Imports Expands Recall of 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: Blue/Green Dual Glassware Pieces

Units: About 219,000 (about 180,000 orange and red glassware pieces were recalled on May 8, 2007)

Importer/Distributor: Pier 1 Imports, Fort Worth, Texas

Hazard: The glassware can crack or break unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Pier 1 Imports has received 21 reports in total of glassware that cracked or broke, including one injury involving a minor cut from broken glass associated with a previous recall.

Description: The recalled glassware pieces involve large and small tumblers, goblets and margaritas. The bottom half of the tumblers is aquamarine and the top half is yellow. The bottom of the margaritas and the goblets is clear and the top is aquamarine and yellow.

Sold by: Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide, its Web site ( and its June 2007 catalog from January 2007 through April 2007 for about $6.

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

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