October 23, 2003CPSC, Pier 1 Imports Announce Recall of
Footed Glass Floater Bowl Candleholder
In cooperation with
the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Pier 1 Imports of Fort
Worth, Texas, is voluntarily recalling about 65,800 glass candleholders. The
base of the Footed Glass Floater Bowl candleholder can unexpectedly fall off
and cause the glass bowl or base to break, and the broken glass can cause
Pier 1 has received nine reports of the glass base separating from the bowl,
resulting in seven cuts to consumers.
The recalled Footed Glass Floater Bowl candleholder is intended for use with
floating candles. It is about 5 1/4 inch in height, with a 9 inch diameter
bowl and a 2 1/2 inch diameter base. The candleholders were made in China.
The price sticker on the bottom of the candleholder reads "SKU 1920833."
Pier 1 Imports sold the candleholders through its retail stores and on-line
nationwide from March 2002 through the beginning of October 2003 for about
Consumers should stop using the candleholder immediately and return it to
the store where purchased for a refund or a merchandise credit. For more
information, call Pier 1 Imports at (800) 245-4595 (Prompt #5) between 8:30
am and 11:00 pm CT Monday through Friday, between 9:00 am and 11:00 pm CT
Saturday, and between 10:00 am and 8:00 pm CT Sunday.