Pier 1 Imports of Fort Worth, Texas, has recalled its Swingasan® chairs and stands. The suspension hardware on the chair and stand can break, or the stand can become unstable during use, posing a fall hazard. 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. 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. 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.
The chairs were sold exclusively 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. 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. Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Pier-One-Imports-Recalls-Swingasan-Chairs-and-Stands/
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