Pier 1 Imports recalls Neely and Dahlia Bistro Chairs

Starting date:
March 9, 2017
Posting date:
March 9, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-62332

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Pier 1 Imports

Affected products

Neely Bistro Sets and Dahlia Bistro Chairs

Product description

This recall involves the Pier 1 Imports Neely and Dahlia Bistro chairs.  The chairs were sold both individually and as a bistro set that included two chairs and a table.

The chairs are made from powder coated cast aluminum and were sold in eight colours.  The chairs measure approximately 46 cm wide by 51 cm deep and 84 cm high (18.25 inches wide by 20 inches deep and 33 inches high).  A metal Pier 1 Imports brand plate is attached to the support ring on the underside of the table when purchased as a set. Only the Neely and Dahlia Bistro chairs are included in this recall.

 

The following chairs are included in the recall:
Description Product Number
Neely Bistro Chair 266320
Neely Bistro S/3 Red 266304
Neely Bistro S/3 Black 2746080
Neely Bistro S/3 White 2746093
Neely Bistro S/3 Blue 2746102
Neely Bistro S/3 Green 3007725
Dahlia Bistro S/3 White 3062361
Dahlia Bistro S/3 Magenta 3063742
Dahlia Bistro S/3 Teal 3064711

 

Hazard identified

The nuts and bolts connecting the chair legs to the base can loosen over time and make the chair unstable, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

As of March 7, 2017, the company has received 1 report of the chair leg becoming loose and/or collapsing causing the consumer to fall in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 5 reports of the chair legs becoming loose and/or collapsing, including four reports of injuries including bruises and abrasions from falls.

Number sold

Approximately 760 sets and 40 individual recalled chairs were sold in Canada exclusively at Pier 1 Import stores and online.  Approximately 11,700 sets and 700 individual recalled chairs were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2013 through July 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Pier 1 Imports (U.S.), Inc.
Fort Worth
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and contact Pier 1 Imports  for a free repair kit.

For more information consumers, can contact Pier 1 Imports toll free at 1-855-513-5140 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CST Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Saturday or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST Sunday or visit the company's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.