Pier 1 Desk Chairs, various collections, recalled due to fall hazard

Starting date:
January 30, 2020
Posting date:
January 30, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-72049

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Select Pier 1 Desk Chairs, various collections.
  • Issue: The chair leg may break, posing a fall hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Pier 1 for a full refund.

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

Affected products

Select Pier 1 Desk Chairs, various collections

Product description

The recall involves upholstered swivel desk chairs with a five-star metal leg frame with production date code from April 2019 to September 2019.  The production date code is located on the product backstamp found underneath the chair seat (see images).

The recall involves the following desk chairs:
Collection Description Model Number
Brennon Collection ++XR BRENNON ARM SWV DSK CHR 3218728
Brennon Collection 2U BRENNON ARM SWV CHR TURQ 3595783
Brennon Collection ^XR BRENNON DESK CHAIR BOMBER 4131834
Corinne Collection ++A0 CORINNE SWV DSK CHR IVY 2855272
Corinne Collection ++A2 CORINNE DESK CHAIR NATRL 3787830
Devon Chair ++XR DEVON WOOD SWVCHR SKY FLX 3218730
Emille Collection XR EMILLE DSK CHR NVY 3600041
Emille Collection ++A5 EMILLE DSK CHR GRY 3606218
Emille Collection ^EMILLE DKS CHR VLVT INK 4133680
Emille Collection ^XR EMILLE DSK CH VLVT EUCLYPT 4133692
Emille Collection ^XR EMILLE DSK CHR VLVT DOVE 4133727
Hourglass Collection ++A8 HOURGLS SWV DSK CHR FLAX 3030877
Hourglass Collection ++XR HRGL SWVL OFCHR MIST 3232879
Hourglass Collection XR HRGL DSK CHR GRY WWLEG 3232894
Hourglass Collection ++XR HRGL SWVL OFFCHR TURQ 3232931
Hourglass Collection ++XR HRGL DSK CHR GRY VLVT 3707849

Hazard identified

The leg of the chair base may break, resulting in the risk of the user falling out of the chair.

As of January 22, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 29 reports of the product breaking, and 1 report of (minor) injury.

Number sold

Approximately 318 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 3,470 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May, 2019 to November, 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Pier 1 Imports Inc.
Fort Worth
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and contact Pier 1 Imports for a full refund.

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

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.