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Consumer product recall

Pier 1 Imports recalls Capella Island Swivel Dining Chairs

Starting date:
February 10, 2016
Posting date:
February 10, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fall Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

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

Affected products

Capella Island Swivel Dining Chairs

Product description

This recall involves the Pier 1 Imports Capella Island Swivel Dining Chairs.  The plastic wicker chairs have a natural wood colour.  The chair measures approximately 66 cm wide by 66 cm deep and 99 cm high (26 inches wide by 26 inches deep and 39 inches high).  The chair was sold as SKU number 2899677.

Hazard identified

The chairs can break at the base, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Pier 1 Imports has received 3 reports of the chairs breaking, including two reports of consumers falling in the United-States. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 4 of the recalled chairs were sold in Canada exclusively at Pier 1 Import stores and online.  Approximately 260 of the recalled chairs were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2015 through October 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Vietnam.



Pier 1 Imports (U.S.), Inc.

Fort Worth



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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the chairs and return them to any Pier 1 Imports store for a refund or merchandise credit.

For more information, consumers can contact Pier 1 Imports toll free at 1-800-245-4595 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CST Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Saturday or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST Sunday or visit the company's website.

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.