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Safety Alert

Pier 1 Imports Recalls Chalk Note Mugs Due to Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Chalk Note Mugs

Hazard: The mugs can crack when filled with hot liquid, posing a burn hazard to users.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Pier 1 Imports toll-free at 855-513-5140 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Saturday or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Sunday or online at www.pier1.com and click on “Product Notes & Recalls� at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 15,300 (in addition, about 900 were sold in Canada) ​

Description: This recall involves the Pier 1 Imports Chalk Note Mugs that can be written on with chalk. The stoneware mugs were sold in black and measure 5.25 inches tall by 5 inches in diameter. “Stoneware� and “Pier 1 Imports� are printed on the bottom of the mug.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received reports of eight mugs cracking when filled with a hot liquid. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mugs and contact Pier 1 Imports for a full refund or merchandise credit.

Sold at: Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and online at Pier1.com from March 2016 through April 2017 for about $8.

Importer: Pier 1 Imports Inc., of Fort Worth, Texas

Manufactured In: China