Pier 1 Imports Recalls Swingasan Chairs and Stands Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves the Pier 1 Imports Swingasan chairs and stands. The chairs and stands were sold separately. The chair hangs from a steel stand and is made of a wrought iron frame covered with woven plastic wicker. It was sold in various colors and designs. The stands are made of steel and were sold in four colors.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    he suspension hardware on the chair and stand can break, or the stand can become unstable during use, posing a fall hazard.
  • Remedy
    Repair
  • Incidents
    Pier 1 Imports has received 101 reports of incidents with the chairs and stands.  This includes 93 reports of the chair with stand becoming unstable during use and tipping over, resulting in 23 injuries. There have been eight reports of the suspension hardware failing, including four reports of injuries.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and stands and contact Pier 1 Imports for a free repair kit or return the chair and stand to a Pier 1 Imports store for a full refund. There is no repair kit for the Podasan Mocha and Orange Swingasan chairs. Consumers should stop using these chairs immediately and contact Pier 1 Imports for a full refund.
  • Sold At
    Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at www.Pier1.com from January 2010 through August 2015 for between $200 and $400 for the hanging chair and stand.
 
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