Pier 1 Imports recalls Decorative Glass Pumpkins

Starting date:
December 14, 2017
Posting date:
December 14, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Laceration Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-65392

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

Affected products

Clear  Glass Pumpkins with Wooden Stem

Product description

This recall involves Pier 1 Imports Clear Art Glass Pumpkins with Wooden Stems (SKUs 3202753 and 3202766). The Glass Pumpkins consist of a hollow glass with a wooden stem attached to the top.

Hazard identified

When lifting the Glass Pumpkins by the wooden stem, the pumpkin can detach, drop and break, posing a laceration hazard.

As of December 5, 2017, the company has received no report of incidents in Canada.  In the United States, the company has received 7 reports of laceration injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 432 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 4,805 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled product was sold from June 2017 to October 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in India.

Companies

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

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to Pier 1 Imports for refund or credit.

For more information, consumers may contact Pier 1 Imports toll free at 1-855-513-5140 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT Saturday or 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT Sunday or through the firm'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.