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Pier 1 Imports recalls Outdoor Patio Katerina Swivel Armchair

Starting date:
October 1, 2015
Posting date:
October 1, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-55148

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

Affected products

Katerina Swivel Armchair (SKU 2899742) by Pier 1 Imports

Product description

This recall involves the outdoor patio Katerina Swivel Armchair (SKU 2899742). The chair is made of black/brown powder-coated aluminum and features swivel and rocking motions. The chair measures 27.5 inches wide, 31.5 inches deep and 36.5 inches high.

Hazard identified

The Katerina Swivel Armchair can tip backwards while rocking, posing a potential fall hazard for consumers.

Neither Pier 1 imports nor Health Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this product.

Pier 1 Imports has received four reports of the chair tipping over in the USA, including one minor injury.

Number sold

Approximately 31 Katerina Swivel Armchair were sold in Canada and approximately 2,500 were distributed in the United States of America. The chairs were sold exclusively at Pier 1 Imports retail stores and online at www.pier1.com.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from December 2014 through July 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Wujiang Kailian Outside Furniture Co., Ltd.
Wujiang, Jiangsu
CHINA
Distributor
Pier 1 Imports (U.S.), Inc.
Fort Worth
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled chairs immediately and return them to the nearest Pier 1 Imports’ retail store to receive a refund for the purchase price or a merchandise credit.

For more information, consumers may visit the Pier 1 Imports web site.

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.