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Pier 1 Imports recalls Glass Knobs
- Starting date:
- November 2, 2016
- Posting date:
- November 2, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Laceration Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Pier 1 Imports
Basic Glass, Kira Glass and Facets Glass Knobs
This recall involves the Pier 1 Imports Basic Glass Knobs (sold in clear, teal, pink and green), Kira Glass Knobs (sold in aquamarine, champagne and silver) and Facets Glass Knob (clear). The knobs are made from glass and affixed to a threaded stem. This recall does not include any other decorative knobs sold by Pier 1 Imports.
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|Kira Glass Knobs||Aquamarine||2845082|
|Facets Glass Knobs||Clear||2912640|
The glass knobs can break when over tightened or when pressure is applied, exposing a sharp edge, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.
Pier 1 Imports has received 7 reports of injuries in the United States caused by the glass knobs breaking either during installation or while in use.
Approximately 17,746 of the recalled glass knobs were sold in Canada exclusively at Pier 1 Import stores. Approximately 119,666 of the recalled glass knobs were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from September 2011 through October 2016.
Place of origin
Manufactured in India.
Pier 1 Imports (U.S.), Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the glass knobs and return them to any Pier 1 Imports store for a full refund or merchandise credit.
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.
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