Recall: Glass pumpkins with wooden stems
On 2017-12-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Glass pumpkins with wooden stems due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2017 for about $25 to $30.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Transparent Overseas decorative glass pumpkins recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Other Decor category in 2017.
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What is the problem?
The wooden stem on the top of the decorative pumpkin can detach when picked up, causing the glass pumpkin base to fall and break, posing a laceration hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at 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.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled decorative pumpkins and return them to their nearest Pier 1 Imports store for a full refund or merchandise credit.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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