Pier 1 Imports Recalls Decorative Glass Pumpkins Due to Laceration Hazard



This recall involves Pier 1 Imports’ decorative clear glass pumpkins with wooden stem. The glass pumpkins have a hollow glass base with a wooden stem attached to the top and were sold in two sizes, small and medium. The small pumpkins weigh 1.65 pounds, and measures 8 high by 8.5 inches wide. The medium pumpkins weigh about two pounds, and measures 10 inches high by about 7 inches wide. The recalled pumpkins have the following SKU numbers: 3202753 for the small pumpkin and 3202766 for the medium pumpkin. The SKU numbers can be found on the price sticker located on the bottom of the product.
Product:
Glass pumpkins with wooden stemsAbout 16,600 units in the U.S. (In addition, about 430 units were sold in Canada.)
Inconjunction:
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/65392r-eng.php
Retailer:
Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at www.Pier1.com from June 2017 through November 2017 for about $25 for the small glass pumpkin and about $30 for the medium glass pumpkin.
Recall Date:    Dec 14, 2017
Injury:
Pier 1 Imports has received seven reports of the wooden stems detaching from the glass pumpkin base when picked up by the stem, causing the glass pumpkin base to fall and break, resulting in lacerations, including one incident which required stitches.
Mfg:
Transparent Overseas, of India
Mfg Country:
India
Importer:
Pier 1 Imports of Fort Worth, Texas
Recall ID:    8205
Last Published:    Dec 14, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18059
Emert Status:    Announced