Pier 1 Imports recalls bistro chairs
March 10, 2017,
FORT WORTH, Texas – Top 100 Company Pier 1 Imports is recalling 700 bistro chairs due to a fall hazard the company has identified related to the chair legs collapsing.
The recall involves the Neely and Dahlia bistro chairs that are sold separately and as part of a set. In addition to those being recalled in the U.S. there are 40 individual chairs being recalled in Canada.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the bolts and/or nuts connecting the chair legs to the chair base can loosen and make the chair unstable. Pier 1 has received six reports of incidents where the chair legs have loosened and/or collapsed, resulting in four reports of injuries, including bruises and abrasions from the falls.
The CPSC has advised consumers to stop using the recalled chairs immediately and contact Pier 1 for a free repair kit.
The sets and companion chairs were made in China and sold exclusively at Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at www.pier1.com from January 2013 through July 2016 for between $100 and $380. They are made with powder-coated cast aluminum and were sold in eight colors. The chairs are about 33 inches high by 20 inches deep and 18.25 inches wide. A metal Pier 1 branded plate is attached to the support ring on the underside of the bistro table.
Consumers seeking more information should contact Pier 1 at 855-513-5140, or visit www.pier1.com and click on the Product Notes and Recalls tab at the bottom of the page.
Pier 1 officials did not respond to a request for comment.
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