September 15, 2005

Pier 1 Imports Announce Recall of Glass Candle Holders

Name of Product: Glass Candle Holders

Units: About 10,000

Manufacturer: Pier 1 Imports, of Fort Worth, Texas

Hazard: The candle holder can unexpectedly break, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Description: This recall includes clear, Glass Floater Bowl candle holders. The candleholders measure 3Ĺ-inches high, 10Ĺ inches in diameter and have a 3-inch diameter base. A sticker on the bottom of the candle holder has model number SKU 2040310 printed on it.

Sold at: Pier 1 Stores nationwide from February 2005 through August 2005 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these candle holders and return them to their nearest Pier 1 store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Pier 1 Imports at (800) 245-4595 between 9 a.m. and midnight ET Monday through Saturday and between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Sunday. Consumers also can visit the firmís Web site at